High winds will be main threat from Alabama storms on Friday

High winds will be main threat from Alabama storms on Friday

April 3rd, 2014 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Forecasters say storms with potentially damaging winds are expected to move into parts of Alabama.

The National Weather Service the high winds will be the main threat from a line of storms expected to move into Alabama from the west, mainly during the morning on Friday. The line of storms is expected to enter far western parts of Alabama by around 3 a.m. Friday, with other parts of the state seeing stormy weather later in the day.

The weather service said in its hazardous weather outlook that a small chance for a brief tornado can't be ruled out.

Forecasters say the best chance for severe weather during the pre-dawn hours Friday will be along and west of a line from Livingston to Cordova.