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Tornado Emergency Warning – Tuscaloosa – 4:58 p.m.

TUSCALOOSA AL-
458 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR TUSCALOOSA COUNTY UNTIL
545 PM CDT…

…TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR RALPH…FOSTERS…INTERSTATE 20
59…TAYLORVILLE…AND TUSCALOOSA…

AT 451 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR AND STORM
SPOTTERS WERE TRACKING A LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO.  THIS
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR JENA…OR 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF NORTHPORT…
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
  BRYANT DENNY STADIUM…MCFARLAND MALL AND NORTHPORT AROUND 505 PM
  CDT.
  UNIVERSITY MALL…HOLT AND TUSCALOOSA AROUND 510 PM CDT.
  DEERLICK CREEK CAMPGROUNDS…LAKE WILDWOOD AND COALING AROUND 515
  PM CDT.
  BROOKWOOD AROUND 520 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THE TORNADO INCLUDE LITTLE SANDY…
FLATWOODS…ENGLEWOOD…TUSCALOOSA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT…OLIVER LOCK
AND DAM…PALMORE PARK…UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA QUAD…STILLMAN
COLLEGE…TAYLORVILLE AND LAKE TUSCALOOSA DAM.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…CALL 1-800-856-0758 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              1-800-856-0758      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

Tornado Warning – Greene, Hale, Sumter – 4:49 p.m.

TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
450 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
  SOUTHERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
  SOUTHWESTERN HALE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
  SUMTER COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 447 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAS TRACKING A
  CONFIRMED TORNADO 10 MILES WEST OF CUBA. DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED THIS
  TORNADO MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
  CUBA AROUND 455 PM CDT.
  YORK AROUND 505 PM CDT.
  BLUFFPORT…THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA AND LIVINGSTON AROUND
  515 PM CDT.
  DUG HILL AROUND 520 PM CDT.
  TISHABEE AROUND 525 PM CDT.
  THORNHILL AROUND 530 PM CDT.
  FORKLAND AND WALDEN QUARTERS AROUND 535 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THE TORNADO INCLUDE I 20 WELCOME CENTER
AT CUBA…LILITA…BELMONT…BIRDINE AND SELDON LOCK AND DAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE
LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING.

&&

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…
CALL 1-800-856-0758.

Tornado Warning – Greene, Tuscaloosa, Pickens – 4:48 p.m.

TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
447 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
  NORTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
  SOUTHEASTERN PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
  TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 443 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM
  WAS LOCATED NEAR MANTUA…OR 14 MILES NORTH OF EUTAW…AND MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
  NORTHPORT…TUSCALOOSA…HOLT…JENA…COKER…LAKE LURLEEN STATE
  PARK…BRYANT DENNY STADIUM…MCFARLAND MALL…UNIVERSITY MALL AND
  DEERLICK CREEK CAMPGROUNDS.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBERS 52 THROUGH 97…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE
LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING.

&&

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…
CALL 1-800-856-0758.

Tornado Emergency Update – Greene, Pickens, Tuscaloosa, Hale – 4:33 p.m.

HALE AL-GREENE AL-PICKENS AL-TUSCALOOSA AL-
433 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHWESTERN TUSCALOOSA…
SOUTHEASTERN PICKENS…NORTHERN GREENE AND NORTHWESTERN HALE COUNTIES
UNTIL 445 PM CDT…

…TORNADO EMERGENCY CONTINUES FOR PLEASENT RIDGE…MORROWS
GROVE…AND MANTUA…

AT 428 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR AND STORM
SPOTTERS WERE TRACKING A LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO.  THIS
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR JENA…OR 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF NORTHPORT…
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
  NORTHPORT…COKER AND 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAKE LURLEEN STATE PARK
  AROUND 440 PM CDT.
  BRYANT DENNY STADIUM AND MCFARLAND MALL AROUND 445 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THE TORNADO INCLUDE OLIVER LOCK AND
DAM…STILLMAN COLLEGE…TUSCALOOSA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT…PALMORE
PARK…FLATWOODS…TAYLORVILLE AND UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA QUAD.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBERS 45 THROUGH 73…

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…CALL 1-800-856-0758 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              1-800-856-0758

Tornado Warning – Tuscaloosa, Pickens – 4:30 p.m.

TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
431 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
  EAST CENTRAL PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
  NORTHERN TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 530 PM CDT

* AT 428 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAS TRACKING A
  CONFIRMED TORNADO NEAR BENEVOLA…OR 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
  CARROLLTON. DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED THIS TORNADO MOVING NORTHEAST AT
  50 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
  GORDO AROUND 440 PM CDT.
  LAKE LURLEEN STATE PARK AND COKER AROUND 450 PM CDT.
  LAKE TUSCALOOSA BINION CREEK LANDING AND SAMANTHA AROUND 500 PM
  CDT.
  BANKHEAD LOCK AND DAM AROUND 520 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THE TORNADO INCLUDE ELROD…BUHL…
ECHOLA…BROWNVILLE…LAKE TUSCALOOSA TIERCE PATTTON BRIDGE…LAKE
TUSCALOOSA HWY 69 BRIDGE…NORTHSIDE…WINDHAM SPRINGS…WILEY AND
WHITSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

HEAVY RAINFALL MAY OBSCURE THIS TORNADO. DO NOT WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR
THE TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW.

&&

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…
CALL 1-800-856-0758.

Tornado Emergency Warning – Pickens, Tuscaloosa, Fayette, Walker – 4:09 p.m.

PICKENS AL-TUSCALOOSA AL-FAYETTE AL-WALKER AL-
409 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WALKER…SOUTHERN
FAYETTE…NORTHWESTERN TUSCALOOSA AND NORTHEASTERN PICKENS COUNTIES
UNTIL 500 PM CDT…

…TORNADO EMERGENCY CONTINUES FOR NEW LEXINGTON…CONCORD…AND
MOORES BRIDGE…

AT 405 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR AND STORM
SPOTTERS WERE TRACKING A LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO.  THIS
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ASHCRAFT CORNER…OR 10
MILES NORTH OF GORDO…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
  BERRY AND BANKSTON AROUND 425 PM CDT.
  BOLEY SPRINGS AROUND 430 PM CDT.
  OAKMAN AROUND 440 PM CDT.
  PARRISH AROUND 445 PM CDT.
  JASPER AND CORDOVA AROUND 450 PM CDT.
  LYNNS PARK AND 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF BELOIT AROUND 455 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THE TORNADO INCLUDE NEW LEXINGTON…WEST
CORONA…CORONA…GAMBLE AND MANCHESTER.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…CALL 1-800-856-0758.