Tornado Warning issued for Colbert, Lauderdale counties

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Posted: Feb 5, 2020 5:10 PM
Updated: Feb 5, 2020 5:49 PM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE ALABAMA HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR... WESTERN LAUDERDALE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA... WESTERN COLBERT COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA... * UNTIL 545 PM CST. * AT 508 PM CST, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO WAS LOCATED OVER TISHOMINGO, OR NEAR TISHOMINGO STATE PARK, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH. HAZARD...TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION. IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE TO ROOFS, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... SHEFFIELD, TUSCUMBIA, CHEROKEE, MALONE, POSEY LOOP, MT HESTER, NEW BETHEL, MAUD, ALLSBORO AND WRIGHT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS, IN A MOBILE HOME, OR IN A VEHICLE, MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS. && TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED HAIL...1.00IN

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