WFUS52 KFFC 051654
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service PEACHTREE CITY GA
1254 PM EDT WED APR 5 2017
...TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR SUMTER...
The National Weather Service in PEACHTREE CITY has issued a
* Tornado Warning for...
Sumter County in west central Georgia...
* Until 145 PM EDT
* At 1252 PM EDT, a confirmed large and destructive tornado was
observed over Weston, or 7 miles southwest of Preston, moving east
at 30 mph.
TORNADO EMERGENCY for SUMTER COUNTY. This is a
PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. TAKE COVER NOW!
SOURCE...Emergency management confirmed tornado and a history of
producing damage from a half mile to one mile wide.
IMPACT...You are in a life-threatening situation. Flying debris
may be deadly to those caught without shelter. Mobile
homes will be destroyed. Considerable damage to homes,
businesses, and vehicles is likely and complete
destruction is possible.
* Locations impacted include...
Americus, Plains, New Era and Maddox.
To repeat, a large, extremely dangerous and potentially deadly
tornado is on the ground. To protect your life, TAKE COVER NOW! Move
to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid
windows. If in a mobile home, a vehicle or outdoors.. Move to the
closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.
A large and extremely dangerous tornado is on the ground. Take
immediate tornado precautions. This is an emergency situation.
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.
LAT...LON 3196 8444 3204 8444 3204 8443 3213 8443
3217 8431 3217 8429 3216 8428 3216 8418
3217 8418 3217 8414 3202 8413 3194 8441
TIME...MOT...LOC 1652Z 252DEG 25KT 3197 8460
TORNADO DAMAGE THREAT...CATASTROPHIC