Tornado Warning for Eastern Atchison, W. Central Atchison County

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…

  Eastern Atchison County in northwestern Missouri…

  West central Nodaway County in northwestern Missouri…

* Until 1000 PM CDT

* At 935 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado

  was located near Tarkio, moving southeast at 40 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.

* Locations impacted include…

  Tarkio, Fairfax and Quitman.

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.

Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the

tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!

Share: