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Tuscaloosa area at risk for severe weather Thursday

Elizabeth Elkin

March 23, 2016

The Tuscaloosa area will be under an elevated risk of severe weather Thursday, March 24 from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuscaloosa could be at risk for tornadoes, damaging winds up to 70 mph and golf-ball-size hail.For what to do in case of...

Severe Storms Possible for Tuscaloosa, according to National Weather Service

Sam West

March 1, 2016

There is a potential for "severe storms" across Central Alabama from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., according to an outlook released by the National Weather Service. The service warns of winds up to 70 mph and hail up to the size of a qu...

Tuscaloosa under tornado watch until 10 p.m (with info for pet owners)

CW Staff

February 2, 2016

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Tuscaloosa until 10 p.m.Tornado watches are issued when conditions are favorable to from tornados. Those under a tornado watch should be aware of weather conditions, which cou...

What to do in case of severe weather

Kyarra Harris

February 2, 2016

The University sent emails to students, faculty and staff regarding severe weather possibilities. The National Weather Service has declared a wind advisory for Central Alabama from noon on Feb. 2 to 3:00 a.m. on Feb. 3. In the case ...

​City to mark fourth tornado anniversary

CW Staff

April 19, 2015

Next week marks the fourth anniversary of the April 27, 2011, tornado that swept through Tuscaloosa. The city will host several memorial events throughout this week. On Tuesday, Mayor Walter Maddox will volunteer on Juanita Dr...

Coming months mark start of tornado season

Ben Jackson

March 29, 2015

As spring rolls into Tuscaloosa, so does the potential for severe weather. In a community that understands the threat of tornadoes, The University of Alabama has provided a number of resources to help students prepare in the ev...

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