Tornado Warning issued for the theme park areas

Nov 25, 2014 in "Severe Weather impacts to Walt Disney World"

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for the theme parks area through to 10:30am today, November 25 2014.

TORNADO WARNING
FLC095-097-251530-
/O.NEW.KMLB.TO.W.0015.141125T1447Z-141125T1530Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
947 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
SOUTH CENTRAL ORANGE COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF BAY LAKE...
NORTHWESTERN OSCEOLA COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...KISSIMMEE...INTERCESSION CITY...
CELEBRATION...

* UNTIL 1030 AM EST.

* AT 947 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR SEA
WORLD...OR ABOUT NEAR CELEBRATION...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
DOCTOR PHILLIPS...WET N WILD WATER PARK AND UNIVERSAL STUDIOS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE IMMEDIATE DANGER OF A TORNADO IS HIGH. PEOPLE IN THE PATH OF THIS
DEVELOPING TORNADO ARE URGED TO QUICKLY PREPARE FOR ITS APPROACH.
THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION! ACT NOW AS SECONDS CAN SAVE LIVES!

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.

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Article Posted: Nov 25, 2014 / 9:54am EST