Tornado Watch For Hamilton And Surrounding Counties

Monday, October 01, 2012

Tornado Watch for Hamilton County, TN

From 9:00 PM EDT, Mon., Oct 01, 2012 until 2:00 AM EDT, Tue., Oct 02, 2012

Issued by The National Weather Service
Knoxville/Tri-Cities, TN

Mon, Oct 1, 2012, 8:06 PM EDT

Updated Oct 1, 2012, 8:10pm EDT

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 659 IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ TUESDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN TENNESSEE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 16 COUNTIES

IN EAST TENNESSEE

ANDERSON BLEDSOE BRADLEY CAMPBELL HAMILTON LOUDON MARION MCMINN MEIGS MONROE MORGAN POLK RHEA ROANE SCOTT SEQUATCHIE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF... ATHENS... BENTON... CHATTANOOGA... CLEVELAND... CLINTON... DAYTON... DECATUR... DUNLAP... JASPER... KINGSTON... LA FOLLETTE... LENOIR CITY... MADISONVILLE... OAK RIDGE... ONEIDA... PIKEVILLE AND WARTBURG.

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Tornado Warning for Marion County, TN

until 7 pm CDT, Mon., Oct. 1, 2012

Issued by The National Weather Service
Knoxville/Tri-Cities, TN
6:31 pm CDT, Mon., Oct. 1, 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR... MARION COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT

* AT 627 PM CDT... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MONTEAGLE... OR 11 MILES NORTHWEST OF JASPER. DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED THIS TORNADO MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE... MONTEAGLE AND GRIFFITH CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER A WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS AVAILABLE... SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES... EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER.

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Tornado Watch for 74 Georgia Counties
until 9 pm EDT, Mon., Oct. 1, 2012
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Updated 1 Oct 2012 7:40 pm Local Time
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Issued by The National Weather Service
Atlanta, GA
2:29 pm EDT, Mon., Oct. 1, 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 658 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 74 COUNTIES

IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA

BARTOW CARROLL CATOOSA CHATTOOGA DADE FLOYD GORDON HARALSON MURRAY PAULDING POLK WALKER WHITFIELD

IN CENTRAL GEORGIA

BALDWIN BIBB BLECKLEY BUTTS CRAWFORD CRISP DODGE DOOLY HOUSTON JASPER JONES MONROE PEACH PULASKI PUTNAM TWIGGS WILCOX WILKINSON

IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA

BARROW CHEROKEE CLAYTON COBB DAWSON DEKALB DOUGLAS FANNIN FAYETTE FORSYTH FULTON GILMER GWINNETT HALL HENRY LUMPKIN MORGAN NEWTON PICKENS ROCKDALE WALTON

IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA

CLARKE JACKSON OCONEE

IN WEST CENTRAL GEORGIA

CHATTAHOOCHEE COWETA HARRIS HEARD LAMAR MACON MARION MERIWETHER MUSCOGEE PIKE SCHLEY SPALDING STEWART SUMTER TALBOT TAYLOR TROUP UPSON WEBSTER

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF... ABBEVILLE... AMERICUS... ATLANTA... BARNESVILLE... BREMEN... BUENA VISTA... BUTLER... CALHOUN... CARROLLTON... CARTERSVILLE... CEDARTOWN... CHATSWORTH... COCHRAN... COLUMBUS... COMMERCE... CONYERS... CORDELE... COVINGTON... CUMMING... DAHLONEGA... DALLAS... DALTON... DAWSONVILLE... DECATUR... DOUGLASVILLE... EASTMAN... EATONTON... ELLAVILLE... ELLIJAY... FORSYTH... FORT BENNING... FORT OGLETHORPE... FORT VALLEY... FRANKLIN... GAINESVILLE... GRAY... GRIFFIN... HAWKINSVILLE... JACKSON... JASPER... JEFFERSONVILLE... LAWRENCEVILLE... MACON... MADISON... MANCHESTER... MARIETTA... MILLEDGEVILLE... MONROE... MONTEZUMA... MONTICELLO... NEWNAN... PEACHTREE CITY... PINE MOUNTAIN... PRESTON... RICHLAND... RIVERDALE... ROBERTA... ROME... STOCKBRIDGE... SUMMERVILLE... TALBOTTON... THOMASTON... THOMASTON... TOOMSBORO... TRENTON... VIENNA... WARNER ROBINS... WATKINSVILLE... WEST POINT... WINDER... WINTERVILLE... WOODSTOCK AND ZEBULONLD




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