TORNADO WARNING Issued for Tuscaloosa Metro, University of Alabama, Northport Until 4:15 PM
The National Weather Service in Tuscaloosa has issued a TORNADO WARNING for Tuscaloosa County--including the Tuscaloosa metro--until 4:15 p.m.
The warning is as follows:
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Central Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama... * Until 415 PM CDT. * At 320 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over western Tuscaloosa, moving northeast at 35 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... Tuscaloosa, Northport, Holt, Lake View, Brookwood, Bull City, Abernant, McFarland Mall, Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, Bryant Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa Regional Airport, University Mall, Deerlick Creek Campgrounds, Bankhead Lock And Dam, Lake Wildwood, Lake Tuscaloosa, Cottondale, East Brookwood and Peterson. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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.
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