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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a Tornado Warning for Southeastern Knox County until 8 a.m.

At 723 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 7 miles southeast of Gambier, or 11 miles southeast of Mount Vernon, moving east at 65 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

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.

This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of
southeastern Knox County, including the following locations:
Martinsburg and Bladensburg.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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