ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A Tennessee tornado warning today 2014 is striking Camden. Just after 4 pm EST, the National Weather Service in Memphis announced to news the latest warning.
The NWS reports that a Tennessee tornado warning today August 17, 2014 is now in place for southern Benton County in Tennessee. It will remain active until 3:45 PM CDT. At issue is a system heading through the area. The storm is currently moving east. NWS tells news that “at 258 PM CDT the National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm producing a tornado near Camden”. NWS reports that the system is “moving southeast at 20 mph. “
A projected path has been announced as well. “Locations in the warning include but are not limited to Camden.” Reps are issuing other warnings as well. “In addition to the tornado…This storm will produce quarter size hail and destructive straight line winds.
NWS tells news that “The safest place to be during a tornado is in a storm shelter. If no storm shelter is available seek shelter on the lowest floor of the building in an interior hallway or room such as a closet.” They add “Use blankets or pillows to cover your body and always stay away from windows. ” For all other tornado alerts today click HERE.