Tornado warning for Kiowa County Friday

PROMO Graphic - Weather Tornado WARNING - Chris Sorensen
Published Friday, August 14, 2020
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN PROWERS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...
  EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...

* UNTIL 445 PM MDT.

* AT 407 PM MDT, A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED 12 MILES SOUTH OF
  TOWNER, OR 17 MILES SOUTHWEST OF TRIBUNE, MOVING SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

  HAZARD...DAMAGING TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...LAW ENFORCEMENT 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.

* THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF
  NORTHEASTERN PROWERS AND EASTERN KIOWA COUNTIES.

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.

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