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Tornado Warning issued for Westchester, Bergen County

September 8, 2012 10:47:35 AM PDT
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

WESTCHESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...

EASTERN BERGEN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...

ROCKLAND COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 200 PM EDT...

* AT 127 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR TAPPAN...

MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

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

FERRY...ORANGEBURG...TARRYTOWN...NYACK...NORTH TARRYTOWN...UPPER

NYACK...HAWTHORNE...HAVERSTRAW...OSSINING AND MOUNT KISCO

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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