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Dyer County Sheriff's Office
Saturday May 27th, 2017 :: 10:41 p.m. CDT
Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11:30PM

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... East central Mississippi County in eastern Arkansas... Crockett County in western Tennessee... Southern Dyer County in western Tennessee... Gibson County in western Tennessee... Lauderdale County in western Tennessee... Western Carroll County in western Tennessee... Haywood County in western Tennessee... Madison County in western Tennessee...

* Until 1130 PM CDT

* At 1038 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Ripley, moving southeast at 100 mph. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Jackson, Dyersburg, Brownsville, Humboldt, Ripley, Milan, Trenton, Fairview, Alamo, Bells, Dyer, Halls, Three Way, Bradford, Atwood, Hillville, Chestnut Bluff, Bradleytown, Unionville and Mercer. A tornado watch remains in effect until 200 AM CDT for eastern Arkansas. A tornado watch also remains in effect until 500 AM CDT for western Tennessee. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...70MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: CARROLL ... CROCKETT ... DYER ... GIBSON ... HAYWOOD ... LAUDERDALE ... MADISON

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Intense thunderstorm lines can produce brief tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage. Although a tornado is not immediately likely, it is best to move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. This storm may cause serious injury and significant property damage.

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Address/Location
Dyer County Sheriff's Office
401 East Cedar Street
Dyersburg, TN 38024

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-285-2802

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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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