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Dyer County Sheriff's Office
Saturday May 19th, 2018 :: 04:13 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:00PM

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Western Weakley County in northwestern Tennessee... Northeastern Dyer County in northwestern Tennessee... Northern Gibson County in northwestern Tennessee... Southern Obion County in northwestern Tennessee...

* Until 500 PM CDT.

* At 407 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Cloverdale, or 10 miles southeast of Reelfoot Lake State Park, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Dyersburg, Martin, Union City, Newbern, Dresden, Dyer, Greenfield, Troy, Kenton, Rutherford, Obion, Bradford, Sharon, Latham, Cloverdale, Miston, Trimble, Hornbeak, Rives and Yorkville. HAIL...1.25IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: DYER ... GIBSON ... OBION ... WEAKLEY

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Memphis. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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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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