Extremely Large Tornado on the Ground Near Rosalie & Mentone, Alabama (4/27/2011)


A large, extremely dangerous tornado has been reported near Rosalie, AL. This storm has a history of widespread damage in Jackson, Marshall, DeKalb Counties. Here is the radar on this storm.

Radar of Dekalb County, Alabama Storm at 6:35 AM CT
    Storm Reports:

04/27/2011 0705 am: Section, Jackson County. Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Manager. Numerous trees down between section and Macedonia along Highway 35. Time estimated from radar.

04/27/2011 0700 am: Langston, Jackson County. Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Manager. Large trees down on vehicles. Time estimated from radar. Possible tornado.

04/27/2011 0650 am: 4 miles NW of Chigger Hill, DeKalb County. Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.
Structural damage along County Road 50 near Grove Oak. Possible tornado. Time estimated from radar.

Here are the statements on this storm as situation is considered life threatening.

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
724 AM CDT WED APR 27 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN DEKALB COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ALABAMA…
EASTERN JACKSON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 745 AM CDT

* AT 717 AM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO NEAR ROSALIE MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 70 MPH. THERE ARE MULTIPLE CIRCULATIONS WITH THIS
STORM AND IT HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIDESPREAD DAMAGE ACROSS
SOUTHERN JACKSON…MARSHALL…AND DEKALB COUNTY.

* LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF THIS TORNADO INCLUDE…
HIGDON.
LONG ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A LARGE…EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY DEADLY TORNADO IS ON
THE GROUND. TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE…TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO AN
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING AND AVOID
WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME…A VEHICLE OR OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE
CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 AM CDT WEDNESDAY MORNING
FOR NORTHERN ALABAMA AND CENTRAL TENNESSEE.

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
721 AM CDT WED APR 27 2011

ALC049-271245-
/O.CON.KHUN.TO.W.0047.000000T0000Z-110427T1245Z/
DEKALB AL-
721 AM CDT WED APR 27 2011

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 AM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN DEKALB COUNTY…

AT 715 AM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR MENTONE…OR
ABOUT 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF FORT PAYNE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 70 MPH.
THIS IS A DANGEROUS AND LIFE THREATENING SITUATION.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO SULPHER
SPRINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

&&

LAT…LON 3450 8553 3449 8556 3443 8558 3442 8559
3443 8562 3459 8578 3478 8562 3480 8557
3453 8550
TIME…MOT…LOC 1221Z 222DEG 62KT 3462 8555

$$

654
======================================================================
WWUS54 KHUN 271218
SVSHUN

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
718 AM CDT WED APR 27 2011

ALC049-271245-
/O.CON.KHUN.TO.W.0047.000000T0000Z-110427T1245Z/
DEKALB AL-
718 AM CDT WED APR 27 2011

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 AM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN DEKALB COUNTY…

AT 715 AM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR VALLEY HEAD…OR
ABOUT NEAR FORT PAYNE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH. STRUCTURAL
DAMAGE HAS BEEN REPORTED IN THE GROVE OAK AREA WITH THIS STORM.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
HAMMONDVILLE…MENTONE…BEATY CROSSROADS…IDER AND SULPHER SPRINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

&&

LAT…LON 3450 8553 3449 8556 3443 8558 3442 8559
3443 8562 3459 8578 3478 8562 3480 8557
3453 8550
TIME…MOT…LOC 1218Z 226DEG 40KT 3453 8564

$$

======================================================================
WFUS54 KHUN 271208
TORHUN
ALC049-271245-
/O.NEW.KHUN.TO.W.0047.110427T1208Z-110427T1245Z/

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
708 AM CDT WED APR 27 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
EASTERN DEKALB COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 745 AM CDT

* AT 709 AM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR PINE
RIDGE…OR ABOUT NEAR FORT PAYNE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF THIS TORNADO INCLUDE…
HENAGAR.
MENTONE.
BEATY CROSSROADS.
SULPHER SPRINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

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