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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Saturday February 24th, 2018 :: 07:36 p.m. CST

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 08:15PM

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Crockett County in northwestern Tennessee... Weakley County in northwestern Tennessee... Northern Henderson County in southwestern Tennessee... Eastern Gibson County in northwestern Tennessee... Benton County in Middle Tennessee... Carroll County in northwestern Tennessee... Northern Madison County in southwestern Tennessee... Henry County in northwestern Tennessee... Northern Decatur County in Middle Tennessee...

* Until 815 PM CST

* At 727 PM CST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Palmersville to near Adair, moving east at 55 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Jackson, Martin, Paris, Humboldt, Milan, Lexington, McKenzie, Trenton, Huntingdon, Camden, Natchez Trace State Park, Paris Landing State Park, Natchez Trace State Forest, Fairview, Dresden, Parsons, Greenfield, New Johnsonville, Three Way and Bruceton. A tornado watch remains in effect until 900 PM CST for southwestern, northwestern and Middle Tennessee. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: BENTON ... CARROLL ... CROCKETT ... DECATUR ... GIBSON ... HENDERSON ... HENRY ... MADISON ... WEAKLEY

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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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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