Authorities Urge People to Take Shelter as Thunderstorms Impact Alabama

Thunderstorms producing winds of at least 60 mph and hail moved through the Heiberger, Alabama, area on Thursday, January 12, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Footage captured by Thomas Parker shows a dark cloud looming over Heiberger, an unincorporated community in Perry County, Alabama.

The National Weather Service said several thunderstorm warnings were in effect throughout the area and urged people to take shelter. Credit: Thomas Parker via Storyful

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THOMAS PARKER: [INAUDIBLE] but we do have a confirmed tornado on the ground once again. [INAUDIBLE] Tornadoes that have been on the ground [INAUDIBLE]

But we do have a confirmed tornado on the ground once again. [INAUDIBLE] Tornadoes that have been on the ground [INAUDIBLE]

But we do have a confirmed tornado on the ground once again. [INAUDIBLE] Tornadoes that have been on the ground [INAUDIBLE]