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Tornado Warning for the theme park areas until 4:30pm

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
340 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2010

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS...WINDERMERE...
ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...OAK RIDGE...MGM STUDIOS...MAGIC
KINGDOM...EPCOT...
NORTHWESTERN OSCEOLA COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...CELEBRATION...KISSIMMEE...
INTERCESSION CITY...BUENA VENTURA LAKES...

* UNTIL 430 PM EST.

* AT 335 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 21 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF ANIMAL KINGDOM...OR 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF
AUBURNDALE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH. THIS STORM HAS HAD A
LONG HISTORY OF ROTATION AND PRODUCED A WATERSPOUT AS IT MOVED
OVER MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE AS IT MOVED NEAR TAMPA.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO LAKE
BUENA VISTA...PLEASURE ISLAND...BAY HILL...DOCTOR PHILLIPS...SEA
WORLD...WET N WILD WATER PARK...UNIVERSAL STUDIOS...ORLOVISTA...
PINE CASTLE AND BELLE ISLE



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A STRONG BUILDING ON
THE LOWEST FLOOR...IN AN INTERIOR ROOM SUCH AS A BATHROOM OR CLOSET.
KEEP AWAY FROM WINDOWS. GET UNDER A WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF
STURDY FURNITURE. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO COVER YOUR BODY.
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