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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Wednesday March 1st, 2017 :: 05:08 a.m. CST

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:45AM

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Crockett County in western Tennessee... Weakley County in west Tennessee... Gibson County in western Tennessee... Western Carroll County in western Tennessee... Southeastern Haywood County in western Tennessee... Madison County in western Tennessee...

* Until 545 AM CST

* At 507 AM CST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near South Fulton to near Humboldt to 9 miles west of Dancyville, moving east at 85 mph. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Jackson, Martin, Humboldt, Milan, Trenton, Fairview, Dresden, Bells, Dyer, Greenfield, Three Way, Gleason, Rutherford, Bradford, Sharon, Atwood, Latham, Hillville, Bemis and Adair. A tornado watch remains in effect until 800 AM CST for western and west Tennessee. TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...<.75IN WIND...70MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: CARROLL ... CROCKETT ... GIBSON ... HAYWOOD ... MADISON ... WEAKLEY

Instructions:

Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the storm shelter or small central room in a sturdy structure. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. These storms are producing destructive winds. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows!

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Address/Location
Jackson Tennessee Police Department
234 Institute St
Jackson, TN 38301

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-425-8400

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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