Friday, April 18, 2008

Washington County, AL Tornado Warning


Rotation is getting stronger...

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED 
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
755 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
CENTRAL WASHINGTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ALABAMA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF CHATOM...

* UNTIL 845 PM CDT

* AT 752 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 11 MILES WEST OF
FRUITDALE...OR ABOUT 11 MILES NORTH OF LEAKESVILLE...MOVING EAST AT
30 MPH. THIS STORM IS ALSO CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GOLF BALL SIZE
HAIL AND DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 70 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
FRUITDALE AND YELLOW PINE BY 810 PM CDT...
ESCATAWPA BY 815 PM CDT...
TIBBIE AND 6 MILES SOUTH OF CHATOM BY 830 PM CDT...
SEABOARD BY 835 PM CDT...
HAWTHORN...SUNFLOWER AND 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF WAGARVILLE BY 845 PM
CDT...

2 comments:

Prid said...

Hey Mike...noticed SPC extended the slight risk into a greater portion of the state. Guess it could get interesting, after all. Just got back from Cold Slab Creamery...the best cure for a sore throat! LOL

Mike said...

Good call, Stephen....I think SW Al may see a few more warnings...
Helicity was pretty high down there.

Never heard of the place, butit sounds like I should!