Weather Alerts-Statesboro, GA

Tornado Warning until TUE 5:30 PM EDT

Action Recommended

Take shelter in place or per instructions

Description

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM EDT FOR PORTIONS OF BRYAN…EVANS…LIBERTY…BULLOCH…EFFINGHAM AND TATTNALL COUNTIES… At 457 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Daisy, moving northeast at 55 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: Claxton, Pembroke, Lanier, Brooklet, Hagan, Daisy, Bellville, Manassas, Groveland, Blitchton, Nevils, Denmark, Leefield, Bay and Ellabell. This warning includes I-16 between mile markers 119 and 147. 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. Report damage directly to the Charleston National Weather Service at 888-383-2024 when it is safe to do so. TORNADO…RADAR INDICATED; MAX HAIL SIZE…<.75 IN

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