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Chilton County under tornado warning

Parts of Chilton County are under of tornado warning until 10 a.m.

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL

944 AM CST SUN JAN 24 2010

AUTAUGA AL-CHILTON AL-COOSA AL-

944 AM CST SUN JAN 24 2010

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 AM CST FOR

SOUTHWESTERN COOSA…EASTERN CHILTON AND NORTH CENTRAL AUTAUGA

COUNTIES…

AT 942 AM CST…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONTINUED TO DETECT A

TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR ENTERPRISE…OR NEAR

CLANTON…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…

GAP OF THE MOUNTAIN AND 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF MITCHELL DAM BY 950 AM

CST…

HIGGINS FERRY PARK…DOLLAR AND LAY LAKE DAM BY 955 AM CST…

7 MILES NORTHWEST OF LYLE BY 1000 AM CST…

THIS INCLUDES…

INTERSTATE 65 EXIT NUMBERS 200 THROUGH 212

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES…EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A

STURDY SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE…LIE FLAT IN THE NEAREST

DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 PM CST SUNDAY AFTERNOON

FOR SOUTHWESTERN ALABAMA.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…

NORTHWESTERN AUTAUGA COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA…

EASTERN CHILTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA…

THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF CLANTON…

SOUTHWESTERN COOSA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1000 AM CST

* AT 927 AM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETECTED A SEVERE

THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR PLECHER…MOVING

NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…

VERBENA…CLANTON AND 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF MARBURY BY 945 AM CST…

7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GAP OF THE MOUNTAIN BY 950 AM CST…

DOLLAR AND HIGGINS FERRY PARK BY 955 AM CST…

LYLE AND 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAY LAKE DAM BY 1000 AM CST…

THIS INCLUDES…

INTERSTATE 65 EXIT NUMBERS 200 THROUGH 212

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES…EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A

STURDY SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE…LIE FLAT IN THE NEAREST

DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

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 TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 PM CST SUNDAY AFTERNOON

FOR SOUTHWESTERN ALABAMA.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…

CALL 1-800-856-0758.