Sunday, August 24, 2008

Tornado Warning - Tallapoosa, Macon



BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
1211 PM CDT SUN AUG 24 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
SOUTH CENTRAL TALLAPOOSA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...
CENTRAL MACON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF TUSKEGEE...

* UNTIL 1245 PM CDT

* AT 1211 PM CDT...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR DAVISVILLE...OR 8
MILES SOUTH OF TUSKEGEE...MOVING NORTH AT 20 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
LIVERPOOL BY 1220 PM CDT...
LAKE TUSKEGEE BY 1230 PM CDT...
TUSKEGEE BY 1235 PM CDT...
FRANKLIN BY 1240 PM CDT...
7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LIBERTY CITY BY 1245 PM CDT...

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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