The National Weather Service in Birmingham has now placed parts of North Alabama under a tornado watch until near midnight.

Alabama Counties included in the Huntsville NWS area are Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison and Morgan.

According to James Spann,

A line of supercell thunderstorms extends from near Murray KY to east of Dyersburg to west of Jackson TN to east of Holly Springs to east of Batesville to near Charleston MS.

There is significant tornado damage near Holly Springs.

This long lived supercell has produced continuous or near continuous tornado damage back into far western Mississippi The tornado is currently near Ashland MS.