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Weakley County Emergency Management
Friday June 21st, 2019 :: 05:55 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:45PM

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Weakley County in western Tennessee... Northeastern Dyer County in western Tennessee... Northwestern Gibson County in western Tennessee... North central Benton County in western Tennessee... Obion County in western Tennessee... Henry County in western Tennessee... Lake County in western Tennessee...

* Until 645 PM CDT.

* At 553 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Latham to Cottonwood Grove, moving south at 25 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Dyersburg, Martin, Union City, Paris, Fulton, Paris Landing State Park, Reelfoot Lake State Park, Tiptonville, Newbern, Dresden, South Fulton, Greenfield, Ridgely, Gleason, Troy, Kenton, Rutherford, Obion, Sharon and Cottage Grove.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HENRY, TN ... BENTON, TN ... WEAKLEY, TN ... DYER, TN ... OBION, TN ... LAKE, TN ... GIBSON, TN

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Wind damage with these storms will occur before any rain or lightning. Do not wait for the sound of thunder before taking cover. SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows.

Address/Location
Weakley County Emergency Management
Old 22
Dresden, TN 38225

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-364-5454

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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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