Tuesday, January 06, 2009

New Tornado Warning - Jefferson


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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
159 PM CST TUE JAN 6 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
NORTHERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF GARDENDALE...
SOUTHEASTERN WALKER COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF SUMITON...

* UNTIL 230 PM CST

* AT 159 PM CST...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR WEST JEFFERSON...
OR 8 MILES SOUTH OF DORA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
GRAYSVILLE...SUMITON AND 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF ADAMSVILLE BY 205 PM
CST...
CARDIFF AND BROOKSIDE BY 210 PM CST...
KIMBERLY...MORRIS AND 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF GARDENDALE BY 220 PM
CST...
WARRIOR BY 225 PM CST...
TRAFFORD BY 230 PM CST...

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 65 EXIT NUMBERS 271 THROUGH 282...
AND US 78 EXIT NUMBERS 78 THROUGH 87.

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.

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.

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

(14:17:58) BMX cancels Tornado Warning for Walker [AL]
(14:17:58) BMX continues Tornado Warning for Jefferson [AL]
till 2:30 PM CST ...AT 217 PM CST...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
CONTINUED TO INDICATE A TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR MORRIS...
OR ABOUT NEAR GARDENDALE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

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