Tornado Warning for Lamar Co Until 12:30pm, 4/30/17. #wxal @wvua23. 

National Weather Service Birmingham AL

1146 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a
* Tornado Warning for…

Central Lamar County in west central Alabama…
* Until 1230 PM CDT
* At 1145 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a

tornado was located over Steens, or 8 miles northeast 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. 
* Locations impacted include…

Vernon, Sulligent, Blooming Grove, Lamar County Airport, Bedford,

Star, Hightogy and Lamar County Public Lake.
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.
This cluster of thunderstorms is capable of producing tornadoes and

widespread significant wind damage. Do not wait to see or hear the

tornado. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest

floor of a building.
&&
LAT…LON 3396 8822 3382 8795 3375 8795 3354 8827

TIME…MOT…LOC 1645Z 216DEG 34KT 3357 8829 
TORNADO…RADAR INDICATED

HAIL…<.75IN

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