It may be a long night for many in Alabama.
A round of strong to severe storms moved into the state, causing tornado and severe thunderstorms with them.
It will be an overnight stay for many
All forms of difficult weather are possible, including tornadoes, damaging winds and heavy rain.
The northwestern corner of the state is still the area most likely to see severe storms.  There is no organized serious weather hazard to southern Alabama, but some storms will be possible.
Here’s what to expect:
Last updated about severe weather hazard
Storm Prediction Center
Latest Update of Serious Weather Risk
NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center continues to show an increased risk of severe northwestern Alabama tonight.
Displayed is the latest update at 6:40. It has been almost unchanged all day long. Next update will arrive later this evening.
Locations further south and east have small or marginal risks, and there is no organized serious risk to the areas of light green in southern Alabama, although rain and storms will be possible there as well.
from kl. 10.30 storms have evolved before and along a cold front and began to drift into northwestern Alabama.
They will track east and south as they gradually deteriorate.
Storm Prediction Center will look to see if supercells can evolve before the main line – and they will mean a bigger threat to tornads.
The storm of storms will mainly contain a threat of harmful winds.
Tornado clock issued for northern Alabama
National Weather Service
Tornado Clock Issued for Northern Alabama
A tornado watch has been issued for northern Alabama and will come into force until 6 o’clock on Tuesday.
North Alabama counties at the time are Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall and Morgan.
The northern central Alabama counties of the clock are Blount, Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Walker and Winston.
Warning for the night was, however, actually for southern Alabama. A storm in the county of Geneva had a tornado warning on the earlier evening but has since weakened.
A look at the risk categories
SPC / National Weather Service
A Look At Risk Categories
Part of northern Alabama has an increased risk of severe weather tonight and on Tuesday mornings, which means that many severe storms will be possible.
All forms of serious weather will be on the table, including tornades.
A small risk means spreading severe storms will be possible and isolated severe storms will be possible in marginal risk areas.
Tornado Warning for Colbert, Franklin County
Starting at 11:45 the storm was located over Belmont and moved northeast at 40.
The warning will come into force until 12:15 pm  Look at downtown Alabama late monday
Storm Prediction Center
Watching Central Alabama Late Monday
Storm Prediction Center also looked at areas in central Alabama for any storm development late monday.
Forecasts said there is still a risk that a supercellornado will be formed in the outlined areas overnight and noted the probability that a new clock will be issued to 40 percent.