Tornado WARNING Issued for Greene, Hale Counties until 12:30 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WARNING for Greene and Hale Counties in West Alabama in effect until 12:30 p.m.
Details of the warning are as follows:
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Central Greene County in west central Alabama... Northern Hale County in west central Alabama... * Until 1230 PM CDT. * At 1135 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Boligee, or 10 miles southwest of Eutaw, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD...Tornado. 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... Eutaw, Moundville, Akron, Boligee, Allison, Walden Quarters, Wedgeworth, Evansville, Selden Lock And Dam, Moundville Airport, Phipps, Eutaw Municipal Airport, Mound State Park, Five Points Intersection, Elliots Creek, I 20 Rest Area Near Eutaw, Harper Hill and Havana. 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.
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