Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Heads up, Pickens County, AL


A supercell has formed on a warm frontal boundary....

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
140 PM CST TUE FEB 12 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
NOXUBEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...
SOUTHEASTERN LOWNDES COUNTY IN NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI...

* UNTIL 245 PM CST

* AT 140 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
TORNADO NEAR MACON...OR ABOUT 21 MILES NORTHEAST OF PRESTON...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
MACON BY 145 PM CST...
BROOKSVILLE BY 150 PM CST...
DEERBROOK AND 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF PRAIRIE POINT BY 200 PM CST...
BIGBEE VALLEY BY 215 PM CST...

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER A
WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS
AVAILABLE...SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN
INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO
COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

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