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Tornado – Google News

UPDATE: Tornado warnings, watches expire – 13WMAZ


UPDATE: Tornado warnings, watches expire
13WMAZ
Tornado watches are still in effect for Bleckley, Dodge, Laurens, Pulaski, Telfair, Twiggs, Wheeler, Wilcox and Wilkinson counties. Severe Thunderstorm warnings are in effect for Baldwin, Bleckley, Dodge, Hancock, Jones, Laurens, Pulaski, Putnam

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 12:58 am

Alabama counties cleared from tornado watch – AL.com


AL.com

Alabama counties cleared from tornado watch
AL.com
Update: As of 2:45 p.m. Sunday, all Alabama counties have been dropped from the tornado watch. The main line of storms has moved east into Georgia. Several tornado warnings had been issued in Alabama earlier this afternoon, and scattered tree damage …
WEATHER UPDATE:Tornado warning has expiredOnline Athens
Tornado warning issued for Pacific CountyThe Seattle Times (blog)
Strong storm prompts tornado warning for Long Beach areaKING5.com
Montgomery Advertiser -FOX10 News -WALB-TV
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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 10:02 pm

Wild Sunday morning: Tornado/waterspout warnings, plus severe thunderstorms – Chinook Observer


Wild Sunday morning: Tornado/waterspout warnings, plus severe thunderstorms
Chinook Observer
As a thunderstorm cell moved off the ocean and over the city of Long Beach at about 9 a.m., the NWS issued an extremely rare tornado warning for the south end of the Long Beach Peninsula. Residents were advised to “TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO A …

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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:07 pm

Several south Georgia counties are under a tornado watch – WALB-TV


Several south Georgia counties are under a tornado watch
WALB-TV
Here is a list of the counties under a tornado watch: Ben Hill County, Brooks County, Clay County, Turner County, Cook County, Baker County, Lee County, Seminole County, Irwin County, Mitchell County, Grady County, Dougherty County, Early County, …

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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:11 pm

Tornado Watch issued for South Georgia – WFXL FOX 31


Tornado Watch issued for South Georgia
WFXL FOX 31
A Tornado Watch is issued by the National Weather Service when conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in and close to the watch area. Their size can vary depending on the weather situation. They are usually issued for a duration of 4

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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 6:59 pm

Eureka woman indicted in Washington Tornado scam – KMOV.com


San Francisco Chronicle

Eureka woman indicted in Washington Tornado scam
KMOV.com
EUREKA, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois woman has been indicted on theft charges for making unauthorized purchases on the credit card of a Washington tornado relief volunteer. The (Peoria) Journal Star reports 58-year-old Marjorie Mesa of Eureka was
Eureka woman indicted on theft charges for alleged tornado volunteer scamPeoria Journal Star

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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 5:29 pm

Tornado and Rainbow Over Kansas – Space Fellowship


Tornado and Rainbow Over Kansas
Space Fellowship
The scene might have been considered serene if it weren't for the tornado. During 2004 in Kansas, storm chaser Eric Nguyen photographed this budding twister in a different light — the light of a rainbow. Featured here, a white tornado cloud descends

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 9:49 am

Springfield diocese: Cathedral High School enrollment was declining before … – MassLive.com


MassLive.com

Springfield diocese: Cathedral High School enrollment was declining before
MassLive.com
SPRINGFIELD — Enrollment in grades 9 through 12 at Cathedral High School was declining before the building was severely damaged by a 2011 tornado, according to statistics released by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield. The figures, released …
Hundreds Rally To Urge Rebuilding Of Cathedral High SchoolWAMC

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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 4:47 pm

2013 tornado vs 2014 snowstorm – WOODTV.com


2013 tornado vs 2014 snowstorm
WOODTV.com
Left: Tornado damage in Comstock Township on Nov. 17, 2013. (Courtesy Beth Guthaus/ReportIt) Right: Turkeys in the snow near Grand Rapids on Nov. 17, 2014. (Courtesy Pat Hoeksema/ReportIt) …

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 4:42 am

1 year after tornado, residents rebuild in Washington, Illinois – WLS-TV


WLS-TV

1 year after tornado, residents rebuild in Washington, Illinois
WLS-TV
The tornado's path took it directly through LaHood Park, where a prayer service and a moment of silence will be observed Monday to mark the exact moment the tornado touched down. Esmeralda Ozella remembers every detail of that day. Like many, she was …
One Year Later: Rebuilding Continues In Tornado-Ravaged WashingtonCBS Local
One Year Later: Washington, Illinois residents remember deadly tornadoWQAD.com
Today marks 1-year anniversary of deadly Washington tornadoWGN-TV
Chicago Daily Herald -KSDK -Chicago Sun-Times
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Posted on 17 November 2014 | 1:42 pm

SPC Tornado/Severe Thunderstorm Watches

SPC Tornado Watch 559 Status Reports

WW 0559 Status Updates

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STATUS FOR WATCH 0559 HAS NOT BEEN ISSUED YET

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 12:35 am

SPC Tornado Watch 559

WW 559 TORNADO GA SC CW 240035Z – 240600Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 559
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
735 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
  COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
  COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 735 PM
  UNTIL 100 AM EST.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
  SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 30 STATUTE
MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SAVANNAH
GEORGIA TO 35 MILES NORTHEAST OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA.  FOR
A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 558...

DISCUSSION...THUNDERSTORMS OVER SOUTHEAST GA ARE INTENSIFYING...AND
WILL TRACK ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THIS EVENING.  STRONG LOW LEVEL
WINDS AND PROXIMITY TO SURFACE WARM FRONT WILL PROMOTE SUPERCELL
STORMS CAPABLE OF LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.

AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND
GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 400.
MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24045.

...HART

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 12:35 am

SPC Tornado Watch 558 Status Reports

WW 0558 Status Updates

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STATUS REPORT ON WW 558

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 50 E AAF TO
15 ENE MGR TO 35 S MCN.

..GRAMS..11/23/14

ATTN...WFO...BMX...TAE...FFC...

STATUS REPORT FOR WT 558 

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS 

FLC065-079-123-232340-

FL
.    FLORIDA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

JEFFERSON            MADISON             TAYLOR              

GAC017-019-023-027-075-091-155-173-175-185-235-271-277-289-309-
315-319-232340-

GA
.    GEORGIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BEN HILL             BERRIEN             BLECKLEY
BROOKS               COOK                DODGE
IRWIN                LANIER              LAURENS
LOWNDES              PULASKI             TELFAIR
TIFT                 TWIGGS              WHEELER
WILCOX               WILKINSON           

THE WATCH STATUS MESSAGE IS FOR GUIDANCE PURPOSES ONLY.  PLEASE
REFER TO WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION STATEMENTS FOR OFFICIAL
INFORMATION ON COUNTIES...INDEPENDENT CITIES AND MARINE ZONES

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 12:00 am