Tornado Warning issued for Lamar County until 12:30pm #alwx @wvua23

Tornado Warning
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.


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.


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.


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