TORNADO WARNING Issued for Greene, Hale Counties Until 5PM
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a TORNADO WARNING in effect for portions of Greene and Hale Counties until 5 p.m.
The text of the warning is as follows:
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Southeastern Greene County in west central Alabama... Central Hale County in west central Alabama... * Until 500 PM CDT. * At 358 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Bluffport, or near Livingston, moving northeast at 55 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... Greensboro, Forkland, Duffys Bend, Sawyerville, Thornhill, Greensboro Municipal Airport, Tishabee, Birdine, Harper Hill, Wateroak and Phipps. 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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