Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Tornado Warnings Continue

Storms continue to remain strong and actually increase in rotation in a high shear environment.....



BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
114 AM CST WED DEC 10 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
CULLMAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA...

* UNTIL 145 AM CST

* AT 114 AM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR WILBURN...
OR ABOUT 12 MILES NORTH OF SUMITON...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
BREMEN AND COLONY BY 120 AM CST...
BLACK BOTTOM BY 125 AM CST...
GOOD HOPE AND GARDEN CITY BY 130 AM CST...
HANCEVILLE AND PHELAN BY 135 AM CST...
WALTER BY 140 AM CST...
HOLLY POND AND 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF FAIRVIEW BY 145 AM CST...

HEAVY RAINFALL MAY OBSCURE THIS TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW! IF YOU WAIT
TO SEE OR HEAR IT COMING...IT MAY BE TOO LATE TO GET TO A SAFE PLACE.

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
132 AM CST WED DEC 10 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
EAST CENTRAL PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA...
CENTRAL TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...TUSCALOOSA...NORTHPORT...HOLT...

* UNTIL 200 AM CST

* AT 132 AM CST...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 13 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
COKER...OR 10 MILES SOUTH OF GORDO...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
LAKE LURLEEN STATE PARK...COKER AND 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF NORTHPORT
BY 145 AM CST...
9 MILES NORTHWEST OF TUSCALOOSA BY 150 AM CST...
SAMANTHA BY 155 AM 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.

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 300 AM CST WEDNESDAY MORNING
FOR WESTERN ALABAMA.

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



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