Dangerous heat wave, isolated storms hit Central Alabama

Heatwaves preceded scattered thunderstorms in northern and central Alabama on Thursday, July 7, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Julie H said she took this shot while looking at the Old Rainbow City-Southside Bridge over the Kusa River in Gadsden on Thursday. The NWS said the storms could continue into Friday as a heat warning warned of “dangerously hot conditions.” Credit: Julie H via Storyful