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Tornado Warning Issued Just North of Garrett County

August 28th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

UPDATE:  Rotation was initially Doppler indicated.

The storm is located just north of the state line and 
tracking to the east.  WCBC will continue to monitor 
Doppler radar and pass along additional information when it becomes available.

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
  Southeastern Fayette County in southwestern Pennsylvania...

* Until 400 PM EDT.

* At 327 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
  was located over Farmington, or 9 miles southeast of Uniontown,
  moving east at 15 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 tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of
  southeastern Fayette County, including the following locations...
  Markleysburg, Chalkhill and Ohiopyle.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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