Tornado Warning
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6
WFUS54 KMEG 221956

Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Memphis TN
256 PM CDT SAT APR 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
  Southern Tishomingo County in northeastern Mississippi...
  Southeastern Prentiss County in northeastern Mississippi...

* Until 330 PM CDT

* At 256 PM CDT, a confirmed tornado was located near Burton, or 11
  miles west of Tishomingo State Park, moving east at 30 mph.

  HAZARD...Damaging tornado and ping pong ball size hail.

  SOURCE...Public 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.

* The tornado will be near...
  Burton around 305 PM CDT.
  Belmont and Tishomingo around 315 PM CDT.
  Tishomingo State Park around 320 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Mingo,
Thrasher, Dennis, Moores Mill, Paden, Hobo Station, Petertown, Neil,
Carter Branch and Golden.


To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. 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.


LAT...LON 3446 8816 3447 8846 3448 8846 3463 8850
      3473 8812
TIME...MOT...LOC 1956Z 258DEG 27KT 3457 8839


$$ is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.