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January 19, 2010 01:30PM
/O.NEW.KSGX.TO.W.0002.100119T2128Z-100119T2200Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
128 PM PST TUE JAN 19 2010

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
ORANGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WESTMINSTER...TUSTIN FOOTHILLS...
TUSTIN...STANTON...SEAL BEACH...SANTA ANA...IRVINE...HUNTINGTON
BEACH...FULLERTON...COSTA MESA...ANAHEIM...

* UNTIL 200 PM PST

* AT 121 PM PST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO BETWEEN
NEWPORT BEACH AND HUNTINGTON BEACH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. A
WATERSPOUT WAS SIGHTED AT 102 PM MOVING NORTHEAST TOWARD THE COAST.
THE STORM WAS MOVING NORTHEAST AT ABOUT 30 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN ADDITION TO THE TORNADO...THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING 1
INCH DIAMETER SIZE HAIL AND DESTRUCTIVE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3359 11793 3361 11798 3374 11811 3375 11811
3388 11800 3394 11795 3394 11793 3374 11758
3358 11790
TIME...MOT...LOC 2114Z 238DEG 26KT 3368 11797

$$

SMALL/ATKIN
SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

Tornado Warning!

Rick916January 19, 2010 01:30PM

Re: Tornado Warning!

Paul P.358January 19, 2010 05:07PM

Between Storms

Rick352January 19, 2010 05:23PM

Re: Between Storms

Rivernude379January 19, 2010 10:31PM

Re: Between Storms

Rivernude642January 19, 2010 11:04PM



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