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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Saturday February 24th, 2018 :: 07:53 p.m. CST

Alert

Tornado Warning until 08:30PM

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM CST FOR NORTHERN HENDERSON...SOUTHEASTERN CARROLL AND NORTHEASTERN MADISON COUNTIES... At 748 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm producing a tornado was located near Blue Goose, or 10 miles east of Jackson, moving northeast at 60 mph. HAZARD...Tornado and quarter 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. Locations impacted include... Huntingdon, Parkers Crossroads, Blue Goose, Bargerton, Wildersville, Clarksburg, Westport, Hickory Flat, Hillard, Parker`s Cross Roads, Claybrook, Dollar, Jumbo, Cedar Grove, Mount Gilead, Union Cross, Juno, Scott Hill, Garretsburg and Palmer Shelter. TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED HAIL...1.00IN

* AFFECTED AREAS: CARROLL ... 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. Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!

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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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