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Did Alabama's largest-ever recorded hailstone fall in Cullman on Monday?

A 5.25 inch hailstone fell in Cullman on Monday night in William Mann's front yard. The National Weather Service is investigating to see if it's a record-breaker. (Photo courtesy of William Mann/Cullman Tribune) Could Cullman claim the title for home of Alabama's biggest hailstone on record? That's

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 17:25:02

Security video shows baseball-sized hail damaging new vehicles in Cullman, Alabama

Monday night's severe storms did major damage at Mitch Smith Chevrolet in Cullman, Alabama as baseball sized hail severely damaged 380 new vehicles. Security camera video shows the large hail taking out car windows and exploding as it hits the pavement. According to owner Sharon Smith, only three or

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 22:42:40

Some businesses will close for weeks, months for storm repairs

Storm damage will leave 20 or more Cullman businesses closed for varying amounts of time, spanning weeks to months. Many of the businesses affected by the Monday evening storm are on the south side of the Cullman business district in buildings belonging to Drinkard Development. "We're looking at $8

CULLMAN TIMES - 2018-03-21 20:11:00

NAACP demands answers from Limestone County board, superintendent

Wilbur Woodruff, president of the Limestone County NAACP, leads a peaceful protest Tuesday outside the Limestone County school board office on Jefferson Street in Athens along with speakers Benard Simelton, president of the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP, and Flossie Dawson, a member of the e

NEWS-COURIER - 2018-03-21 11:30:00

Damage widespread among businesses, industries

In anticipation of the release of emergency recovery funds in the wake of Monday night's battering hail storms, the Cullman County Commission approved a declaration of emergency Tuesday at a specially-called meeting. The commission's declaration of emergency follows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's emergenc

CULLMAN TIMES - 2018-03-21 10:45:00

Decatur capital murder case going to grand jury

The mother of a Decatur shooting victim said she saw Kendall Rashaid Rucker leaving the scene on a bicycle after she heard gunshots inside the home, according to court testimony Tuesday. Rucker told police she was lying. Rucker, 22, of 2017 Morgan Ave. S.W., is charged with capital murder in the Feb

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-03-21 05:15:00

Huge Hail Stone In Cullman May Be State Record

Monday's severe thunderstorms brought damaging tornadoes and destructive hail. Many reports indicated those hail stones were over four inches across. There is no official record for Alabama for the largest hail stone. The National Weather Service said the largest hail stone they could find in the

WAAY-TV - 2018-03-22 04:51:00

Ah, Hail: National Weather Service reviewing possible record-sized hailstone

A giant hailstone found in the Crane Hill area during Monday's storm has grabbed the attention of the National Weather Service. NWS representatives were in Cullman County Wednesday to survey damage and determine if tornadoes touched down in various areas where damage was heavy, but they also were pl

CULLMAN TIMES - 2018-03-22 10:00:00

Suspect charged in DUI crash that killed man, sent 3 others to the hospital

A Huntsville man is charged with manslaughter in an early-morning 2017 crash that killed one person and sent three others to the hospital. Derrick Lamont Chandler is charged with manslaughter in a DUI crash that killed a 40-year-old from Huntsville.Ashley Remkus | aremkus@al.com Derrick Lamont Chand

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 16:14:27

Vinemont teacher arrested for engaging in sex act with student

VINEMONT - A Vinemont teacher has been arrested for one count of engaging in a sex act with a student under the age of 19. Chasity McRae, 35, was taken into custody on March 15. She was a counselor at the school. The arrest stems from an investigation by the Cullman County Sheriff's Office. After re


Monday storms damage Cullman County Detention Center

CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) - The Cullman County Detention Center has had its roof damaged by the Monday evening storms, according to Cullman County EMA. At this time, the EMA is not sure of the extent of the damage, as hail is preventing them from leaving their offices. CBS42 will bring you more in


Update to Storm Timing Today

The Shoals (areas around Florence, Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia, Russellville, and Moulton): 3 PM to 5 PM I-65 and I-565 (areas around Huntsville, Madison, Athens, Decatur, Fayetteville, Guntersville, Boaz, and Cullman): 4 PM to 7 PM Sand Mountain (areas around Scottsboro, Stevenson, and Fort Payne): 6


Apparent tornado in Falkville caught on camera

FALKVILLE, Ala. - We tracked a tornado-warned storm that went right through Falkville on Monday afternoon. Viewer Jon Cammon sent us video he says he captured around 6:30 p.m. just west of Falkville High School. Storm surveys will have to officially confirm, but it very much appears he caught a torn


Hail causes significant damage to car dealership in Cullman

Mitch-Smith Chevrolet car dealership in Cullman suffered significant hail damage late Monday evening. Every car on the lot had suffered some type of damage whether to the sun roof, windows or side mirrors due to "baseball-sized hail". According to the General Manager, out of the 350 cars on the lot


Update: Hail, winds leave trail of destruction

Storms moved rapidly through Cullman County Monday night, leaving widespread damage from large hail and power outages from Hanceville to Baileyton. A powerful storm system turned eastward around sunset, bringing a tornado warning in Battleground where witnesses reported a tornado touching down on Co


Tornado Warning Issued For Parts Of Cullman, Lawrence, And Morgan Counties Until 700 PM

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Northwestern Cullman County in north central Alabama... Morgan County in north central Alabama... Southeastern Lawrence County in northwestern Alabama... * Until 700 PM CDT * At 624 PM CDT, a severe thund


Cullman County under thunderstorm warning

Cullman County EMA Director said a tornado was spotted on the ground on County Road 1108 in the Battleground during the first warning. Golf ball sized hail spotted in Crane Hill. Storm is moving along Highway 278 in Cullman County. Cullman County EMA Director said a tornado was spotted on the ground


State investigators looking into officer-involved shooting in Hanceville

An Alabama Law Enforcement Agency spokesman confirmed Saturday it is investigating an officer involved shooting in Hanceville. According to TV news accounts, Hanceville police officers had set up a driver's license check point at the intersection of Alabama Highway 91 and County Road 747 Friday nigh


2 charged with trafficking meth

Investigations by the Cullman Police Department into illegal drug activities led to the arrest of two men on trafficking methamphetamine charges. The police department's Crime Suppression Unit conducted multiple operations leading to the arrest of Ronall Jason Brannon, 45, of Vinemont, for trafficki


District Attorney's office arrests Arab man for child porn

An Arab man out of jail on bond on child pornography charges since 2016 was arrested this week on similar charges - this time involving library computers. James Frank Garrison, 75, was arrested in June 2016 for possession of child pornography. He was released on $25,000 bond, but a condition of that