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Dyer County Sheriff's Office
Saturday February 24th, 2018 :: 06:42 p.m. CST


Tornado Warning until 07:15PM

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Southeastern Pemiscot County in southeastern Missouri... Northern Dyer County in northwestern Tennessee... Obion County in northwestern Tennessee... Southern Lake County in northwestern Tennessee...

* Until 715 PM CST

* At 630 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm producing a tornado was located over Caruthersville, moving east at 55 mph. HAZARD...Tornado. 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.

* This dangerous storm will be near... Cottonwood Grove and Miston around 635 PM CST. Ridgely around 640 PM CST. Cloverdale around 650 PM CST. Obion around 655 PM CST. Troy around 705 PM CST. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Mason Hall, Cat Corner, Wynnburg, Glass, Locust Grove, Hathaway, Shaffner, Roneys Store, Elbridge and Trimble. TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED HAIL...<.75IN



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

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

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Alert Details

Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Tornado Warning

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