Confirmed Tornado Near Cooter, Missouri 10:44 PM CDT

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1044 PM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
EXTREME NORTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS…
NORTHERN DYER COUNTY IN NORTHWEST TENNESSEE…
SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST TENNESSEE…
SOUTHWESTERN OBION COUNTY IN NORTHWEST TENNESSEE…
SOUTHERN PEMISCOT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI…

* UNTIL 1130 PM CDT

* AT 1044 PM CDT…LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED A TORNADO NEAR
COOTER…OR NEAR STEELE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
CARUTHERSVILLE…DENTON…STEELE…SHADE…STUBTOWN…CANADY…
COVINGTON…COTTONWOOD POINT…TYLER AND REELFOOT LAKE STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

.THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A STORM SHELTER. IF NO
STORM SHELTER 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.

.TORNADOES ARE DIFFICULT TO SEE AND CONFIRM AT NIGHT. TAKE COVER NOW.

.SEND YOUR STORM REPORTS TO US ON TWITTER USING AT NWSMEMPHIS…POST
TO OUR NWS MEMPHIS FACEBOOK PAGE…OR SEND A REPORT ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER DOT GOV SLANT MEMPHIS AND CLICK ON SUBMIT STORM REPORT.

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