The Severe Thunderstorm Warning that was issued for some parts of Lamar County has ended or “expired” and is no longer in effect after 11:45 pm.

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northern Lamar County in west central Alabama until 1145 PM CDT. At 1104 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were detected moving east at 60 mph along a line extending from near Smithville to near Amory to Aberdeen.

These thunderstorms may cause 70 mph wind gusts, which can cause considerable tree damage and damage to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. The following locations may be impacted: Sulligent, Detroit, Beaverton, Lamar County Airport, Crews, Gattman, Henson Springs, and Pine Springs.

It is recommended to move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building for your protection. Also, a Tornado Watch remains in effect until 300 AM CDT for northwestern and west central Alabama.