Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Tornado Warning Issued for Encinitas

The National Weather Service just issued a tornado warning for
Encinitas. This not a hoax.

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  1. Issued by The National Weather Service
    San Diego, CA
    2:35 pm PST, Tue., Jan. 19, 2010

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A

    * TORNADO WARNING FOR... SOUTH CENTRAL SAN DIEGO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA... THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF... SAN DIEGO... NATIONAL CITY... LEMON GROVE... LA MESA... IMPERIAL BEACH... EL CAJON... CORONADO... CHULA VISTA...

    * UNTIL 315 PM PST

    * AT 226 PM PST... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO BETWEEN ESCONDIDO AND IMPERIAL BEACH. THE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL TO NEAR 1 INCH IN DIAMETER AND GUSTY WINDS TO NEAR 60 MPH. THE STORMS WERE MOVING NORTHEAST AT ABOUT 30 MPH.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER A WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS AVAILABLE... SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

    IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES... EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE... LIE FLAT IN THE NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

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  2. Malin just came back from the store and let me know that one of the big "dr. seusss" pine tree had fallen. Someone was taking pictures? JP? Why ain't they here? ;)

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  3. I saw that Ocean View Ave. was closed heading north before Union tonight. Does anybody know the details? Tornado activity, perhaps?
    Karon

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  4. Aren't tornados banned in Leucadia?

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  5. you need a permit for a tornado in this here town, Pilgrim.

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