High Winds and Rain Whip Alabama During Storm

Gusty winds, rain and lightning swept across parts of Alabama in the early hours of Wednesday, January 4, amid a severe thunderstorm warning in the area.

This footage was captured by Twitter user @JimKingWX, who said it was filmed in Butler, Choctaw County, in the early hours of Wednesday morning. He said the video “doesn’t do the roar of the wind justice”.

A tornado watch was in effect for Alabama, Georgia and Florida through noon on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said. Credit: @JimKingWX via Storyful

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