Tornado Warning Update…5:55 p.m….expires 6:15 p.m.

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An update on the Bessemer Tornado Warning…

Tornado has been visually confirmed moving east at  50 mph:

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
HOOVER…ALABASTER…BESSEMER…PELHAM…HELENA…CHELSEA…
COLUMBIANA…INDIAN SPRINGS VILLAGE…OAK MOUNTAIN AMPHITHEATER…OAK
MOUNTAIN STATE PARK…HOOVER METROPOLITAN STADIUM…RIVERCHASE…
SADDLE LAKE FARMS…BENT BROOK GOLF CLUB…BALLANTRAE…JOE TUCKER
PARK…PROMENADE TANNEHILL…BOUNDS LAKE…BESSEMER AIRPORT AND
MCADORY.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
INTERSTATE 65 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 242 AND 247.
INTERSTATE 459 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 6 AND 10.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

Reggie Roakes

WVUA 23News

 

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