Tornado EMERGENCY for Parts of Tallapoosa County Until 230 pm

| January 12, 2023 @ 1:28 pm

Severe damage has been reported from this long-track supercell storm with tornadoes in Dallas, Autauga, and Elmore Counties.

Damage is intense and injuries are reported.

Be in your safe place as this extremely destructive and life-threatening tornado approaches.

…TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR Northern Tallapoosa County…

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Northern Tallapoosa County in east central Alabama…

* Until 230 PM CST.

* At 123 PM CST, a confirmed large and destructive tornado was
observed near Nixburg, or near Equality, moving northeast at 55
mph.

TORNADO EMERGENCY for Northern Tallapoosa County. This is a
PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. TAKE COVER NOW!

HAZARD…Deadly tornado.

SOURCE…Weather spotters confirmed tornado.

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…
Alexander City, Dadeville, Jacksons’ Gap, New Site, Hillabee Creek,
Northern Lake Martin, Wind Creek State Park, Eastern Lake Martin,
Western Lake Martin, Daviston, Horseshoe Bend National Military
Park, Eagle Creek and Horseshoe Bend.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

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