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Tornado Warning Update White Pine NV Eureka NV 12:51 PM pdt

NVC011-033-212015-
/O.CON.KLKN.TO.W.0001.000000T0000Z-120821T2015Z/
WHITE PINE NV-EUREKA NV-
1251 PM PDT TUE AUG 21 2012

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 PM PDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN EUREKA AND EXTREME WEST CENTRAL WHITE PINE COUNTIES…

AT 1245 PM PDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR PINTO
SUMMIT…MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH. RADAR CONTINUES TO INDICATE ROTATION
AND FUNNEL CLOUDS ARE POSSIBLE NEAR PINTO SUMMIT AND U.S. HIGHWAY
50.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
PINTO SUMMIT…
U.S. HIGHWAY 50…
RURAL WESTERN WHITE PINE COUNTY…
RURAL SOUTHEASTERN EUREKA COUNTY…

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Tornado Warning Eureka NV White Pine NV 12:40 PM pdt

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1240 PM PDT TUE AUG 21 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
EXTREME WEST CENTRAL WHITE PINE COUNTY IN EASTERN NEVADA…
SOUTHEASTERN EUREKA COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA…
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF PINTO SUMMIT…

* UNTIL 115 PM PDT

* AT 1236 PM PDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR PINTO
SUMMIT…MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
PINTO SUMMIT…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

WHEN A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED BASED ON DOPPLER RADAR…IT MEANS
THAT STRONG ROTATION HAS BEEN DETECTED IN THE STORM. A TORNADO MAY
ALREADY BE ON THE GROUND…OR IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SHORTLY. IF YOU
ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS DANGEROUS STORM…MOVE INDOORS AND TO THE
LOWEST LEVEL OF THE BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF DRIVING…DO
NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER A HIGHWAY OVERPASS.

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.

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