Tornado Warning for Laurens County GA and 3 More

PEACHTREE CITY, GA (241 PM EDT Sun Apr 14 2019) — The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Tornado Warning for Southeastern Laurens County in central Georgia Southeastern Dodge County in central Georgia Northwestern Telfair County in central Georgia Northwestern Wheeler County in central Georgia until 315 PM EDT. At 241 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Milan, or 10 miles west of McRae, moving northeast at 50 mph. HAZARD: Tornado. SOURCE: Radar indicated rotation. 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 McRae, Alamo, Helena, Milan, Chauncey, Jay Bird Springs, Achord, Landsburg, Cedar Grove and Little Ocmulgee State Park. 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. If you see wind damage: hail or flooding: wait until the storm has passed: and then call the National Weather Service toll free at 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 or tweet us your report at NWSATLANTA.

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