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Tornado Warning issued until 12:30 for Fairfield, Westchester

Tornado warning for the New York area
September 8, 2012 9:18:27 AM PDT
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

FAIRFIELD COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...

EASTERN WESTCHESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 1230 PM EDT...

* AT 1153 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 14 MILES

SOUTHWEST OF RIDGEFIELD...OR 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF STAMFORD...MOVING

NORTH AT 35 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO

GEORGETOWN...DANBURY AND BETHEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED BASED ON DOPPLER RADAR...IT MEANS

THAT STRONG ROTATION HAS BEEN DETECTED IN THE STORM. A TORNADO MAY

ALREADY BE ON THE GROUND...OR IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SHORTLY. IF YOU

ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS DANGEROUS STORM...MOVE INDOORS AND TO THE

LOWEST LEVEL OF THE BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF DRIVING...DO

NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER A HIGHWAY OVERPASS.

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