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Weakley County Emergency Management
Saturday February 24th, 2018 :: 07:29 p.m. CST

Alert

Tornado Warning until 08:00PM

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CST FOR SOUTHERN WEAKLEY...CENTRAL GIBSON AND NORTHWESTERN CARROLL COUNTIES... At 724 PM CST, a confirmed tornado was located near Bradford, or near Trenton, moving east at 55 mph. HAZARD...Damaging tornado. SOURCE...Radar confirmed tornado. 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... McKenzie, Trenton, Dresden, Dyer, Greenfield, Gleason, Rutherford, Bradford, Atwood, Trezevant, McLemoresville, Sandhill, Tuckers Corner, Grizzard, Good Luck, Cades, Currie, Staffords Store, Vaughns Grove and Barrons Corner. TORNADO...OBSERVED HAIL...<.75IN

* AFFECTED AREAS: CARROLL ... GIBSON ... WEAKLEY

Instructions:

To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. 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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Address/Location
Weakley County Emergency Management
Old State Hwy 22
Dresden, TN 38225

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

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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