Severe Weather Update. Two Tornado Warnings…Pickens and Lamar Counties…2/2/16 #alwx

 

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
SOUTHERN LAMAR COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 700 PM CST

* AT 554 PM CST…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR ETHELSVILLE…OR 11 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
COLUMBUS…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT…FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE
DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR…
MILLPORT AROUND 620 PM CST.
VERNON AROUND 635 PM CST.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
FOREST…MELBORNE…SHAW…CODY…PINE GROVE…STAR AND HIGHTOGY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS…IN A
MOBILE HOME…OR IN A VEHICLE…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL
SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

 

 

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