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UPDATED: St. Clair, Talladega and Jefferson counties at enhanced risk for severe weather

severe weather update - 0504

UPDATE: A Tornado watch is in effect for St. Clair, Talladega and Jefferson counties until 4 p.m.

According to the National Weather Service, most of Alabama is at an enhanced risk for severe weather today from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m including St. Clair, Talladega and Jefferson counties. 

Severe storms are likely with risks including possible tornadoes/damaging winds up to 70 mph and quarter-sized hail.

All of St. Clair and parts of Jefferson and Talladega counties are at a slight risk for severe weather as of 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. This includes possible severe storms along with brief tornadoes/damaging winds up to 60 mph and quarter-sized hail.

Assistant Editor Josie Howell: 205-884-3400