The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Greene County until 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.

The NWS predicts a strong storm capable of producing winds up to 60 miles per hour will move east toward Boligee, Eutaw and Forkland.

All residents in the path of the storm are advised to seek shelter immediately.

The full text of the warning is below:

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Greene County in west central Alabama...

* Until 515 PM CDT.

* At 420 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Emelle, or 12
  miles north of Livingston, moving east at 50 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
  Eutaw, Forkland, Boligee, Union, Gainesville, Epes, New West
  Greene, Mantua, Allison, Walden Quarters, West Greene, Knoxville,
  Thornhill, Tishabee, Snoddy, New Mount Hebron, Eutaw Municipal
  Airport, Clinton, Five Points Intersection and I 20 Rest Area Near
  Eutaw.

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