TORNADO WARNING: NE FREMONT & NW PAGE COUNTIES

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

TORNADO WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA

217 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WARNING FOR…NORTHWESTERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…NORTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA… UNTIL 245 PM CDT

* AT 213 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATEDĀ  NEAR FARRAGUT…OR 25 MILES NORTH OF TARKIO…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…ESSEX.

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 IN A MOBILE HOME OR OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.