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December 28, 2004 11:23PM
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TORNADO WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OXNARD CA
1034 PM PST TUE DEC 28 2004

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OXNARD HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN LOS ANGELES COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA
INCLUDING PALOS VERDES...SAN PERDO...ROLLING HILLS...
TORRANCE AND CARSON

* UNTIL 1130 PM PST

* AT 1026 PM PST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 22 MILES SOUTH
OF PALOS VERDES ESTATES...OR ABOUT 26 MILES SOUTHWEST OF LONG
BEACH...MOVING NORTH AT 45 MPH.

* THE TORNADO IS EXPECTED TO BE NEAR...
PALOS VERDES ESTATES BY 1055 PM PST
TORRANCE AND REDONDO BEACH BY 1100 PM PST
MANHATTAN BEACH AND 8 MILES WEST OF COMPTON BY 1105 PM PST
INGLEWOOD BY 1110 PM PST

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 3347 11850 3346 11829 3399 11821 3401 11849

$$

BRUNO/RAT


EDIS-12-28-04 2243 PST
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TORNADO WARNING

Rick 1394December 28, 2004 11:23PM



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