National Weather Service Issue Tornado Warning for Webster, KY; Union, KY; Crittenden, KY

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a tornado warning for Webster, KY; Union, KY; Crittenden, KY starting on 2019/03/14 09:55. This event has already been observed and the event is categorized as ‘extreme.’

The best action to take according to The National Weather Service is to take shelter during this event. 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.

Map showing affected area for tornado warning
Map of affected area for tornado warning

Here is the full alert from NWS

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

  • Tornado Warning for:
    Northeastern Crittenden County in western Kentucky
    Southeastern Union County in northwestern Kentucky
    Western Webster County in northwestern Kentucky
  • Until 1215 PM CDT.
  • At 1155 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a
    tornado was located 8 miles south of Sturgis, moving northeast at
    65 mph.

    HAZARD Tornado.

    SOURCE Radar indicated rotation.

    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.

  • This dangerous storm will be near:
    Clay around 1205 PM CDT.
    Dixon around 1210 PM CDT.

    Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
    Wheatcroft.