Tuscaloosa County

Severe Weather Brief

Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:00 AM — updated graphics, updated text in italics.

According to the latest data from the National Weather Service: Tuscaloosa County is under a marginal risk for severe storms today, October 21, 2019. A cold front will push through the area, and if severe storms can form, the primary risk would be damaging straight-line winds. A tornado cannot be ruled out. A brief specific to Tuscaloosa County is below:

  • Tuscaloosa County is in a marginal risk for severe weather today, October 21, 2019.
  • Timing: 1 PM to 5 PM.
  • Threats: damaging, straight-line winds, but a tornado cannot be ruled out.  

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Weather Links:

National Weather Service Latest

Storm Prediction Center

Current Radar

Current radar loop provided by the National Weather Service – Birmingham.


Disclaimer: With any weather situation, changes can happen rapidly. Tuscaloosa County EMA encourages you to use multiple sources when monitoring weather events, including the National Weather Service, NOAA weather radios, weather apps, or local television and radio stations.



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More Severe Weather Links:

Safer Sheltering Tips

Public Shelter Locations

Weather Media Serving Tuscaloosa

Programming a NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings Defined