WDHN Storm Team: Heavy rainfall


Meteorologist Oscar Fann reports on the weather as the storm system moves.

There is still heavy rainfall even though the tornado threat is over.

Here is Meteorologist Oscar Fann and Ted King’s updated forecast for the weather in the area.

At the moment, there are no tornado warning in the area at the moment.

National weather service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Houston County until 1:00 am.

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a Tornado Warning until 12:45 a.m. for:

  • Eastern Geneva County
  • Houston County
  • Jackson County
  • Central Holmes County
  • Northeastern Washington County
  • West Central Miller County
  • Southwestern Early County
  • Northwestern Seminole County

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a Tornado Warning until 12:15 a.m. for:

  • Southwestern Dale County
  • Southeastern Coffee County
  • Northern Geneva County
  • Central Houston County

At 11:30 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 8 miles northwest of Hartford, or 8 miles southwest of Daleville, moving east at 60 mph.

Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

This dangerous storm will be near:

  • Hartford around 11:40 p.m..
  • Slocomb around 11:45p.m..
  • Dothan and Taylor around 11:50 p.m..
  • Cottonwood, Cowarts, Webb and Kinsey around 1200 a.m..

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include:

  • Chancellor
  • Hollis Dairy Road
  • Kellys Crossroads
  • Garretts Crossroads
  • Lucile
  • Enon
  • Marl
  • Wilson Mill
  • Central City
  • Malvern

This storm system is moving quickly over and Meteorologist Ocsar Fann and Ted King are currently updating you on air.

There is now a severe thunderstorm warning in the northwestern Wiregrass area.

The Tornado watch has now been extended to cover the whole Wiregrass area all the way to Valdosta. This will end at 7 a.m. on Monday, April 20. The most severe part of the weather system should be ending around 3 a.m..

There have been 2 tornadoes in Mississippi but not tornado warning have been issued for the Wiregrass.

The Tornado watch have been extended to cover some Florida panhandle counties. It is expexted to cover the whole Wiregrass within the next couple of hours.

The storm is currently moving east at 45 mph. It will have two waves of rain the first is happening right now and the second will bring thunder storms with it.

There may be a new tornado watch extended later tonight.

Heavy rain with flashes of lightning is currently covering the western area of the Wiregrass.

Here is our most recent weather update.

The line of thunderstorms is moving towards i-65 and as it does the tornado watch area is likely to extend.

Covington, Pike and Barbour county are all under a tornado watch until 11 p.m. tonight. This watch is likely to be extended to other counties in our area.

WDHN Storm Team will be watching this system as the evening progresses.

Meteorologist Oscar Fann has also posted an update on Facebook.

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