Update: The National Weather Center in Birmingham said "strong thunderstorms will impact portions of southern Tuscaloosa, southern Pickens, northern Perry, Greene, Hale, Bibb and northwestern Sumpter counties through 7:30 p.m."

Locations of impact include the cities of:

Tuscaloosa

Northport

Brent

Eutaw

Centreville

Greensboro

Aliceville

Carrollton

Pickensville

Holt

Moundville

Lake View

Brookwood

Coaling

Vance

Woodstock

West Blockton

Coker

Akron

Boligee

Original Story

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a severe thunderstorm watch that began Saturday afternoon at 3:29 p.m and is expected to continue until 10 p.m.

The watch covers West and Central Alabama, as well as parts of Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.

Primary threats include scattered, damaging winds gusts up to 70 mph.

The National Weather Service in Birmingham said "scattered thunderstorms are developing ahead of a cold front from southern Arkansas eastward across northern Mississippi into Alabama."

In the event of severe weather, we will provide updates for the counties in the Townsquare Media listening area.

Counties we cover

Bibb

Fayette

Greene

Hale

Lamar

Perry

Pickens

Sumter

Tuscaloosa

Walker

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