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Tornado warning for eastern Franklin and western Butler Counties

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR:

EASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST INDIANA...
WESTERN BUTLER COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST OHIO...

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT.     

* AT 525 PM EDT...THERE WAS AN UNCONFIRMED REPORT OF A BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHDOWN NEAR MOUNT CARAMEL INDIANA. RADAR INDICATED THAT THE TORNADO PRODUCING STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SCIPIO...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH. THIS STORM CONTINUES TO ROTATE PER RADAR IMAGERY.     

* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL AFFECT MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF EASTERN FRANKLIN AND WESTERN BUTLER COUNTIES...INCLUDING REILY AND MCGONIGLE.     

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TO REPEAT...A TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME...A VEHICLE OR OUTDOORS...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

PLEASE REPORT TORNADOES...FUNNEL CLOUDS...STRONG WINDS OR HAIL TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE...877-633-6772...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT TUESDAY EVENING FOR SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA AND NORTHEASTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHWESTERN OHIO.

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