April 19, 2015

Severe Weather Alert

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
242 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

FLC067-079-123-GAC027-185-191915-
/O.CON.KTAE.SV.W.0029.000000T0000Z-150419T1915Z/
MADISON FL-LAFAYETTE FL-TAYLOR FL-LOWNDES GA-BROOKS GA-
242 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 315 PM EDT
FOR MADISON...NORTHWESTERN LAFAYETTE...TAYLOR...LOWNDES AND CENTRAL
BROOKS COUNTIES...

AT 241 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60
MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
HAHIRA TO 19 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERRY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PERRY...VALDOSTA...MADISON...LAKE PARK...HAHIRA...I-75 AT EXIT 16...
MOODY AIR FORCE BASE...REMERTON...DASHER...GREENVILLE...MORVEN...
LEE...SMITH...TOWNSEND...BLUE SPRINGS...NANKIN...I-75 AT EXIT 11...
VALDOSTA REGIONAL AIRPORT...BUCELL JUNCTION AND BARRETTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. ALTHOUGH A
TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF ONE IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY
AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A
BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.
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