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Huntsville-Madison County EMA
Tuesday October 26th, 2010 :: 10:36 a.m. CDT

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Tornado Watch now in effect for Madison Co. until 5PM...EMA

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Madison County until 5PM. They are saying this is a particularly dangerous situation. Here is the information:

TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 723
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
930 AM CDT TUE OCT 26 2010

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF

NORTHERN ALABAMA
MIDDLE TENNESSEE

EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 930 AM UNTIL
500 PM CDT.

...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...

DESTRUCTIVE TORNADOES...LARGE HAIL TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER...
THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE
POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.


REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

Thanks,
Huntsville-Madison Co.EMA

Address/Location
Huntsville-Madison County EMA
320 Fountain Circle Southwest
Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 256-427-5130

Huntsville-Madison County EMA
ema.eoc1@huntsvilleal.com
256-427-5130

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