Tornado Warning!

NEXRAD20110428-1118-ZoomBULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

TORNADO WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ

1058 AM EDT THU APR 28 2011

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ HAS ISSUED A

 

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…

  SOUTH CENTRAL NORTHAMPTON COUNTY IN EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA…

  NORTHWESTERN HUNTERDON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST NEW JERSEY…

  SOUTHWESTERN WARREN COUNTY IN NORTHWEST NEW JERSEY…

  NORTH CENTRAL BUCKS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA…

 

* UNTIL 1130 AM EDT

 

* AT 1057 AM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR FERNDALE…

  OR 9 MILES SOUTH OF EASTON…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

 

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…

  HAMPTON…GLEN GARDNER…HIGH BRIDGE AND WASHINGTON BY 1105 AM

  EDT…

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

 

IN ADDITION TO THE TORNADO…THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS.

 

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. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

 

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES…EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE…LIE FLAT IN THE NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

 

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM EDT THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR NORTHERN DELAWARE AND NORTHEASTERN MARYLAND AND NEW JERSEY AND EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA.

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One Response to Tornado Warning!

  1. It is such a shame with these latest storms which were going round our country. I pray to God to give peace to all of the victims and assist them via this trying time.

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