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Dyer County Sheriff's Office
Monday August 20th, 2018 :: 07:18 p.m. CDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 07:45PM

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Southern Pemiscot County in southeastern Missouri... Northwestern Dyer County in northwestern Tennessee...

* Until 745 PM CDT.

* At 708 PM CDT, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm producing a tornado was located over Steele, moving east at 25 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.

* Locations impacted include... Caruthersville, Steele, Ayers, Boothspoint, Samford, Stubtown, Cottonwood Point, Canady, Denton, Covington and New Survey.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DYER, TN ... PEMISCOT, MO

Instructions:

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.

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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:
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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