Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Tornado Warning - Houston County


BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
507 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
NORTH CENTRAL JACKSON COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF FLORIDA...
SOUTHEASTERN HOUSTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF COTTONWOOD...
NORTH CENTRAL DECATUR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA...
SOUTH CENTRAL EARLY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA...
MILLER COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF COLQUITT...
NORTHERN SEMINOLE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF DONALSONVILLE...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT/445 PM CDT/

* AT 404 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
DEVELOPING TORNADO NEAR COTTONWOOD...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
DONALSONVILLE BY 530 PM EDT...
COLQUITT BY 540 PM EDT...

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.

RELAY REPORTS OF SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
TALLAHASSEE AT (8 5 0) 9 4 2 8 8 3 3. OR...YOU MAY CONTACT THE
NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT
TUESDAY EVENING/800 PM CDT TUESDAY EVENING/ FOR SOUTHEAST ALABAMA AND
CENTRAL FLORIDA AND SOUTHWESTERN GEORGIA.

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