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Tornado Warning: Lucas County, Ohio.

March 9th, 2009, 6:01 am

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WFUS51 KCLE 082255
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OHC095-173-082345-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
655 PM EDT SUN MAR 8 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
LUCAS COUNTY IN NORTHWEST OHIO...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF TOLEDO...
NORTHERN WOOD COUNTY IN NORTHWEST OHIO...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 652 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 6 MILES WEST OF
WHITEHOUSE...OR 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF BOWLING GREEN...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 57 MPH. THIS STORM HAS HAD A HISTORY OF TORNADOES.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
WHITEHOUSE AND WATERVILLE BY 700 PM EDT...
HOLLAND BY 705 PM EDT...
PERRYSBURG AND 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF SYLVANIA BY 710 PM EDT...
TOLEDO...ROSSFORD AND NORTHWOOD BY 715 PM EDT...
OREGON BY 720 PM EDT...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER A
WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS
AVAILABLE...SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN
INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO
COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A
SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE
NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT
SUNDAY EVENING FOR NORTHERN OHIO.

______________________________________________

Did the city of Toledo set their sirens off for this event?

Sincerely yours,


Ron W.

"When your siren's a failin', chances are it's a Whelen."

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