Friday, May 02, 2008

Large tornadoes in eastern Arkansas

Amazing chaser images coming from Brett Adair of a wedge tornado near Earle, AR. Lots of reports of a large wedge tornado and extensive damage.

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
355 PM CDT FRI MAY 2 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
SOUTHWESTERN LAUDERDALE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE...
WESTERN TIPTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 445 PM CDT

* AT 355 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR AND STORM
SPOTTERS ARE TRACKING A LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO 6
MILES SOUTHWEST OF JOINER...OR NEAR TURRELL...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40
MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
BASSETT...WILSON...MARIE...KEISER...OSCEOLA AND FULTON.

.THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS A STORM SHELTER. IF NO
STORM SHELTER 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.

1 comment:

soniya said...

A SQUALL LINE WITH EMBEDDED STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER BY THE EARLY EVENING.
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Cindy

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