The area is under a severe thunderstorm watch, as a strong storm system pushes into northwest Alabama from Mississippi, according to the National Weather Service office in Huntsville.

The weather service tweeted that a line of storms is slightly ahead of schedule of the 5-8 p.m. window that had been forecast.

"At this time, it's subsevere but strengthening is possible," the tweet stated. or 256-740-5739. Twitter @TD_BDelinski

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