Severe Weather Statement
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Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
854 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

ALC017-081-211545-
/O.CON.KBMX.TO.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170121T1545Z/
Lee AL-Chambers AL-
854 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 945 AM CST FOR LEE AND
CHAMBERS COUNTIES...

At 854 AM CST, tornado producing storms were located along a line
extending from near Trammel Crossroads to near Beauregard to near
Uchee, moving east at 60 mph.

HAZARD...Damaging tornado.

SOURCE...Radar confirmed tornado.

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...
Auburn, Opelika, Valley, Lanett, Lafayette, Smiths, Smiths Station,
La Fayette, Waverly, Lakeview, Cusseta, West Chambers, Beans Mill,
Ridge Grove, Huguley, Trammel Crossroads, Fairfax, Chambers County
Lake, Bleecker and Griffen Mill.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3251 8506 3247 8506 3247 8533 3241 8533
      3241 8543 3250 8544 3250 8549 3266 8561
      3273 8559 3297 8559 3307 8522 3286 8519
      3285 8516 3281 8517 3278 8512 3276 8514
      3274 8511 3266 8509 3265 8511 3251 8500
TIME...MOT...LOC 1454Z 258DEG 51KT 3295 8560 3252 8533 3238 8531

TORNADO...OBSERVED
HAIL...<.75IN

$$

87/GRANTHAM


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