(WAFF) - Good morning. Trent Butler here. Today is a First Alert weather day. WAFF 48 Meteorologist David Ernst says there will be a threat for strong to severe thunderstorms as we move into the afternoon hours. This will include a tornado threat. This morning, David will show you when to expect the strongest winds here in the Tennessee Valley.
One local community is preparing to open up a brand new shelter six months early just in case it's needed today. We'll show you how Harvest and other area communities are getting ready for the possibility of damaging storms.