538  
WFUS54 KBMX 212258  
TORBMX  
ALC081-212345-  
/O.NEW.KBMX.TO.W.0019.180721T2258Z-180721T2345Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
558 PM CDT SAT JUL 21 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL LEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
 
* UNTIL 645 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 558 PM CDT, A TORNADO PRODUCING STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR  
BEAUREGARD, OR NEAR OPELIKA, MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...DAMAGING TORNADO AND PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR CONFIRMED TORNADO.  
 
IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT  
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.  
DAMAGE TO ROOFS, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE  
DAMAGE IS LIKELY.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
OPELIKA AND GRIFFEN MILL.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TO REPEAT, A TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A  
BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY  
BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS, IN A MOBILE HOME, OR IN  
A VEHICLE, MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT  
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3252 8510 3247 8518 3247 8529 3261 8541  
3263 8529  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2258Z 334DEG 22KT 3257 8533  
 
TORNADO...OBSERVED  
HAIL...1.50IN  
 

 
 
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