NUMEROUS TORNADO WARNINGS IN TROUP COUNTY

Published 3:41 pm Thursday, January 12, 2023

WARNING TWO: The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Central Meriwether County in west central Georgia... Southeastern Troup County in west central Georgia... * Until 415 PM EST. * At 336 PM EST, a tornado producing storm was located over LaGrange, moving northeast at 40 mph. HAZARD...Damaging tornado. SOURCE...Radar confirmed tornado. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. * Locations impacted include... LaGrange, Greenville, Woodbury, Rocky Mount, Saint Marks, Mountville, Louise, Odessadale, Stovall, Big Springs, Harris City, Smiths Crossroad and Wooster. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW! WARNING ONE:

Severe Weather Statement National Weather Service Peachtree City GA 323 PM EST Thu Jan 12 2023 GAC149-285-122100- /O.CON.KFFC.TO.W.0005.000000T0000Z-230112T2100Z/ Heard GA-Troup GA- 323 PM EST Thu Jan 12 2023 ...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM EST FOR SOUTHEASTERN HEARD AND NORTHERN TROUP COUNTIES... At 323 PM EST, a confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado was located over Standing Rock, or near Stroud, moving northeast at 50 mph. This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. TAKE COVER NOW! HAZARD...Damaging tornado. SOURCE...Radar 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... LaGrange, Hogansville, Corinth, Harrisonville, Hillcrest, Wares Crossroads, Louise, Glenn, State Line Park, Abbottsford and Mountville. 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 a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!