Special Weather Statement for Dekalb County

A special weather statement has been issued for Fort Payne, Collinsville, and Powell until 6:00pm.
DeKalb AL-
520 PM CDT Tue Jun 28 2022
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southeastern DeKalb County through 600 PM CDT…
At 519 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms near Sand Rock, or 9 miles southwest of Little River Canyon National Preserve, moving slowly northeast at 5 mph.
HAZARD…Winds in excess of 30 mph.
SOURCE…Radar indicated.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects.
Locations impacted include…
Fort Payne, Pine Ridge, Lebanon, Dog Town, Collbran, Adamsburg,
Little River Canyon NP and Desoto State Park.
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
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