Line of strong to severe thunderstorms moving into the Tennessee Valley

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 9 p.m. for all of North Alabama and southern Tennessee.

An advancing line of strong to severe thunderstorms with a history of wind damage will move in late Thursday afternoon and continue to track to the southeast.

Expect isolated damaging wind gusts that could exceed 65 mph in some areas. There will also be torrential rain, small hail, and vivid lightning.

The threat for severe storms will be over by 9p.m.

Temperatures will fall into the upper 60s for overnight lows. Highs will return to near 90 Friday and Saturday afternoon with more strong to severe thunderstorms developing during the afternoon and early evening hours.

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