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March 5, 2013

Limestone under thunderstorm warning until 10:30 a.m.

— The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern Limestone County until 10:30 a.m.

At 10:05 a.m., Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter-sized hail near Athens and moving east at 60 mph.

Locations impacted will include East Limestone and Madison.

The storm is also capable of producing deadly cloud-to-ground lightning. Residents are advised to move to a shelter, preferably inside a strong building and away from windows.

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