Sunday, August 24, 2008

Tornado Warning - Autauga, Chilton, Elmore

...AT 147 PM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS AND EMA REPORTED A WALL CLOUD. A TORNADO COULD TOUCH DOWN ANYTIME!! THIS WALL CLOUD WAS LOCATED NEAR DEATSVILLE...OR ABOUT 10 MILES NORTH OF MILLBROOK...MOVING NORTH AT 23 MPH.

...AT 138 PM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED A WALL CLOUD LOCATED NEAR SPEIGNER...OR ABOUT 6 MILES NORTH OF MILLBROOK...MOVING NORTH AT 23 MPH.

public report of a funnel cloud. trained spotter reports a wall cloud with same cell.




BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
136 PM CDT SUN AUG 24 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
NORTHEASTERN AUTAUGA COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...
SOUTHEASTERN CHILTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...
NORTHWESTERN ELMORE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...

* UNTIL 200 PM CDT

* AT 134 PM CDT...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR ELMORE...OR NEAR
MILLBROOK...MOVING NORTH AT 23 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
DEATSVILLE BY 145 PM CDT...
6 MILES WEST OF TITUS AND 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF VERBENA BY 200 PM
CDT...

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 65 EXIT NUMBERS 181 THROUGH 200.

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.

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A
SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE
NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT SUNDAY EVENING FOR
SOUTHERN ALABAMA.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...
CALL 1-800-856-0758.

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