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June 6, 2014

Weather update: Severe thunderstorm warning moved southward, includes Pinson area

— A severe thunderstorm that moved through Blount County is now headed into the northeast part of Jefferson County.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning that includes Pinson on the western edge of the polygon area, as well as Clay, Trussville and Springville. It is in effect until 4:30 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm watch continues for all of north Alabama, including metro Birmingham, until 7 p.m.

A line of heavy storms, some of which have reached severe levels, was moving to the southeast through north Alabama as of 3:45 p.m.

NEXRAD radar also showed another line of storms moving from the Shoals area down into north Jefferson County. They have not been listed as severe.

Other pop-up storms have already occurred around Gardendale and Fultondale, bringing brief heavy rain and some thunder.

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