Tornado Emergency For: Clay, Springville and Argo

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[font=lucida sans typewriter, lucida console, courier]bulletin - eas activation requested
tornado warning
national weather service birmingham al
415 am cst mon jan 23 2012

the national weather service in birmingham has issued a

* tornado warning for...
Southeastern blount county in alabama...
Northern calhoun county in east central alabama...
Southern etowah county in northeast alabama...
Northeastern jefferson county in alabama...
Northern st. Clair county in alabama...

* until 515 am cst

* at 412 am cst...storm spotters and the national weather service
were tracking a large and extremely dangerous tornado near clay...
Or near trussville. Doppler radar showed this tornado moving
northeast at 55 mph.

This is a tornado emergency for clay...springville...argo...take
cover now.

* locations impacted include...
Springville...odenville...markton...rainbow city...gadsden...
Jacksonville...hokes bluff...margaret...branchville and ashville.

This includes...
Interstate 59 exit numbers 143 through 183...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Tornadoes are difficult to see and confirm at night. Take cover now.
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I have been trying to find an online feed for this area, but they all sound so overloaded with radio traffic right now.

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I have been hearing reports of major damage in the heart of Trussville, Alabama. Very sad and scary. Mind you, tornado season starts next month in the Deep South.

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This massive tornado is still on the ground!!

[FONT=lucida sans typewriter, lucida console, courier]SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
515 AM CST MON JAN 23 2012

ALC021-037-231145-
/O.CON.KBMX.TO.W.0010.000000T0000Z-120123T1145Z/
CHILTON AL-COOSA AL-
515 AM CST MON JAN 23 2012

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WESTERN COOSA AND CENTRAL
CHILTON COUNTIES UNTIL 545 AM CST...

..TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR CHILTON COUNTY


AT 509 AM CST...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED ROARING OVER SHELTERS.
PERRY COUNTY HAS ALSO REPORTED DAMAGE FROM THIS TORNADO. THIS
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR MAPLESVILLE...OR 12 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
JEMISON...MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CLANTON...WEOGUFKA...THORSBY...GAP OF THE MOUNTAIN...LAY LAKE
DAM...HIGGINS FERRY PARK...DOLLAR...MARBLE VALLEY...MORIAH AND
LYLE.

THIS INCLUDES...
INTERSTATE 65 EXIT NUMBERS 205 THROUGH 212...
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