Tornado Warning for the theme park areas

Mar 24, 2013 in "Severe Weather Information"

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR... SOUTH CENTRAL LAKE COUNTY IN FLORIDA... THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF FERNDALE... WESTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN FLORIDA... THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF... WINTER GARDEN... WINDERMERE... PINE HILLS... OCOEE... OAK RIDGE... LAKE APOPKA... APOPKA...

* UNTIL 245 PM EDT.

* AT 213 PM EDT... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR LAKE LOUISA... OR 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GROVELAND... MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO OAKLAND... HORIZON WEST... BAY HILL... DOCTOR PHILLIPS... UNIVERSAL STUDIOS... WET N WILD WATER PARK AND ORLOVISTA

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.

EVACUATE MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES FOR MORE SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER.
Article Posted: Mar 24, 2013 / 2:19pm EDT