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Dyer County Sheriff's Office
Saturday February 24th, 2018 :: 06:33 p.m. CST

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:00PM

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern Mississippi County in eastern Arkansas... Pemiscot County in southeastern Missouri... Dyer County in northwestern Tennessee... Western Obion County in northwestern Tennessee... Northeastern Lauderdale County in southwestern Tennessee... Lake County in northwestern Tennessee...

* Until 700 PM CST

* At 622 PM CST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Parma to near Burdette, moving east at 50 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Dyersburg, Blytheville, Caruthersville, Portageville, Hayti, Steele, Reelfoot Lake State Park, Tiptonville, Halls, Ridgely, Hayti Heights, Cooter, Wardell, Burdette, Deering, Bradleytown, Heloise, Unionville, Bolton and Miston. A tornado watch remains in effect until 900 PM CST for eastern Arkansas...southeastern Missouri...and southwestern and northwestern Tennessee. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: DYER ... LAKE ... LAUDERDALE ... OBION

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
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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