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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Monday March 27th, 2017 :: 04:15 p.m. CDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 05:00PM

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Northwestern Henderson County in western Tennessee... Southeastern Madison County in western Tennessee... North central Chester County in western Tennessee...

* Until 500 PM CDT

* At 413 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm producing a tornado was located near Bemis, or near Jackson, moving northeast at 20 mph. HAZARD...Tornado and half dollar size hail. 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.

* This dangerous storm will be near... Mifflin around 435 PM CDT. Blue Goose around 450 PM CDT. Lexington and Bargerton around 500 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Malesus, Claybrook, Cedar Grove, Mount Gilead, Beech Bluff, Huron, Russell Crossroads, Madison Hall, Palestine and Union Cross. TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED HAIL...1.25IN

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHESTER ... HENDERSON ... MADISON

Instructions:

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a storm shelter 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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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:
Extreme - Extraordinary 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:
Tornado Warning

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