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Tornado Watch

Statement as of 6:03 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2015


Tornado Watch 203 remains in effect until 800 PM CDT for the
following locations


MO
. Missouri counties included are

Audrain Boone Callaway
Camden Christian Cole
Crawford Dallas Dent
Douglas Franklin Gasconade
Howell Iron Knox
Laclede Lewis Lincoln
Maries Marion Miller
Moniteau Monroe Montgomery
Morgan Oregon Osage
Ozark Phelps Pike
Pulaski Ralls Reynolds
Shannon Shelby Taney
Texas Warren Washington
Webster Wright



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:21 PM CDT on May 24, 2015


... Safety rules for tornadoes...

A Tornado Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service.
In the interest of public safety, the following safety rules are
provided. Public and commercial broadcast stations serving the
affected area are asked to broadcast these safety messages
frequently while the watch is in effect.

The key to tornado survival is to be prepared and take immediate
action when a warning is issued or when you feel threatened.
Remember, the actions you take during a tornado event may save
your life and the lives of those you are responsible for.

A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for the
development of severe thunderstorms which can produce tornadoes
in and close to the watch area. If you are in the watch area,
keep informed of the latest weather information. These storms
can develop rapidly so there may be occasions when advance
warning is not possible.

A Tornado Warning means a tornado has been spotted or indicated
by radar, and you should take immediate action to protect
yourself and those around you.

Follow these safety rules to keep yourself safe:

(1) Mobile homes provide absolutely no protection from high
winds. If you live in a Mobile home, plan your escape to a
nearby sturdy building that will give you proper shelter. At
the first sign of an approaching storm go immediately to this
building.

(2) in homes, apartment complexes, or other small buildings,
go to the basement or to a small all-interior room on the lowest
floor like a Hall or bathroom closet. Use heavy furniture for
shelter or cover yourself with a mattress or blanket.

(3) in schools, hospitals, factories, or shopping centers,
go to designated shelter areas. Interior Halls on the lowest
levels are usually the best. Stay away from gymnasiums or
auditoriums. Avoid all outside walls and windows.

(4) never try to outrun a tornado in a vehicle. Traffic and the
layout of roads may block your escape. You should abandon cars
and trucks if a tornado approaches, and take shelter in a nearby
building.

(5) if caught in the open with no shelter nearby, find a
ditch, culvert, or other low area and lay down flat. Cover your
head with your hands for protection.


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Alabama - Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Coastal Hazard Statement
Idaho - Special Weather Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Tornado Watch , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Kentucky - Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Lake Wind Advisory
Louisiana - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Maine - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Special Statement , Record Report
New Hampshire - Fire Weather Warning
New Mexico - Public Information Statement
New York - Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Tennessee - Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Tornado Warning , Tornado Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Weather Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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