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Fayette County OH Sheriffs Office
Tuesday May 28th, 2019 :: 12:48 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Tornado Warning until 01:15AM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Northern Fayette County in central Ohio... Southwestern Madison County in central Ohio...

* Until 115 AM EDT.

* At 1238 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Jeffersonville, moving southeast at 35 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... Washington Court House, Mount Sterling, Jeffersonville, Bloomingburg, New Holland, Octa, Interstate 71 at State Route 38, Madison Mills, Bookwalter, Shady Grove, Interstate 71 at US Route 35 and Pancoastburg. This includes I-71 in Ohio between mile markers 65 and 76.

* AFFECTED AREAS: FAYETTE, OH ... MADISON, OH

Instructions:

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement 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. To report severe weather, go to our website at weather.gov/iln and submit your report via social media, when you can do so safely.

Address/Location
Fayette County OH Sheriffs Office
113 E Market St
Washington Court House, OH 43160

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 740-335-6170

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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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