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Weakley County Emergency Management
Thursday May 2nd, 2019 :: 07:47 p.m. CDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 08:30PM

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Northwestern Weakley County in western Tennessee... Northeastern Obion County in western Tennessee...

* Until 830 PM CDT.

* At 741 PM CDT, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm producing a tornado was located near Troy, or about 12 miles southwest of Union City, moving northeast at 15 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.

* Locations impacted include... Union City, Fulton, South Fulton, Troy, Woodland Mills, Rives, Old Fremont, Gibbs, Ruthville, Shaffner, Terrell, McConnell, McCutchen Heights, Fremont and Crystal.

* AFFECTED AREAS: WEAKLEY, TN ... OBION, TN

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
Weakley County Emergency Management
Old 22
Dresden, TN 38225

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

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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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