Friday, March 15, 2024

Tornado Warning (TN)



All right, and we just got put under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch too, that came fast. 


If you are in the Tornado Warning in Franklin County TN, get to a small central room on the lowest floor of a sturdy house or other strong building, not in a mobile home. 



4:55 - Also have some rotation that was enough to prompt a Tornado Warning right up to the Alabama state line, does not include Lamar or Marion County at this point, looks like a quick rotation that came up. The Severe Thunderstorm Warning continues for Marion and Lamar until 5:15 AM CDT.



4:57 - Back to that Tennessee storm, the possible tornado is now clearly in the Eastern parts of Franklin County. Places like Sewanee need to stay sheltered. 



5:02 AM - As this storm moves East into Marion County, TN it is replaced by a Severe Thunderstorm Warning, which carries a tag that a tornado could develop quickly. Also please note that such a tag has been added to the warning for Lamar and Marion Counties in Northwest Alabama. 



5:05 - Here is the wide view. Looks like the squall line got here in time for a lot of people's morning commute. 


5:09 - The warning is being allowed to expire on time as the rotation has weakened and the storm has moved East. 

Tornado Warning

TNC051-151015-

/O.NEW.KHUN.TO.W.0001.240315T0939Z-240315T1015Z/


BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

Tornado Warning

National Weather Service Huntsville AL

439 AM CDT Fri Mar 15 2024


The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a


* Tornado Warning for...

  Southeastern Franklin County in Middle Tennessee...


* Until 515 AM CDT.


* At 439 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado

  was located near Winchester, moving east 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.


* This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of

  southeastern Franklin County, including the following locations...

  Belvidere and Sherwood.


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.


Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not

wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!


&&


LAT...LON 3503 8586 3503 8587 3509 8622 3515 8622

      3521 8587

TIME...MOT...LOC 0939Z 284DEG 31KT 3512 8618


TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED

MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN


$$


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