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Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday March 27th, 2019 :: 06:02 p.m. PDT


Tornado Warning Extended to 6:30pm

Tornado Warning
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley CA
557 PM PDT WED MAR 27 2019

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
  South central Mariposa County in central California...
  Central Madera County in central California...

* Until 630 PM PDT.

* At 557 PM PDT, severe thunderstorms capable of producing both
  tornadoes and extensive straight line wind damage were located 9
  miles southwest of Bootjack, or 22 miles southwest of Yosemite
  South Entrance, moving east at 20 mph.

  HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail.

  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 tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of
  south central Mariposa and central Madera Counties, including the
  following locations... Metcalf Gap, Ahwahnee and Mariposa.


TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement 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.



Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
5099 Old Hwy N
Mariposa, CA 95338

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-966-3615

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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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