TORNADO WARNING Issued for Tuscaloosa County Until 3 PM
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has extended a current tornado warning to include Tuscaloosa County until 3 p.m.
The text of the warning is as follows:
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a * Tornado Warning for... South central Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama... * Until 300 PM CDT. * At 220 PM CDT, a tornado producing storm was located near Knoxville, or 13 miles northeast of Eutaw, moving northeast at 30 mph. HAZARD...Damaging tornado. SOURCE...Radar confirmed tornado. 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... Tuscaloosa, Moundville, Coaling, University Mall, McFarland Mall, Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, Bryant Denny Stadium, Englewood, Little Sandy, Maxwell, University Of Alabama Quad, Taylorville, Hull, Mound State Park, Stillman College, Duncanville and Palmore Park. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. 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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