NWS: Tornado Warning Until 10:15 a.m.

EXTENDED TO 10:45 A.M.
Falmouth Fire Department photo of this morning's weather. (Photo by Deputy Chief Smith)

From the National Weather Service:






















UPDATE AT 10:25 A.M. 
...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 AM EDT FOR WEST
CENTRAL BARNSTABLE COUNTY...

At 1024 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Sandwich, or near Barnstable, moving northeast at 45
mph.

HAZARD...Tornado.

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
WEST CENTRAL BARNSTABLE COUNTY.

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.
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
934 AM EDT MON OCT 29 2018

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
  Central Dukes County in southeastern Massachusetts...
  Southwestern Barnstable County in southeastern Massachusetts...

* Until 1015 AM EDT.

* At 934 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
  was located near Gosnold, or near Aquinnah, moving northeast at 40
  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 dangerous storm will be near...
  Tisbury and West Tisbury around 945 AM EDT.
  Falmouth around 1000 AM EDT.
  Mashpee around 1010 AM EDT.
  Barnstable, Sandwich and Bourne around 1015 AM EDT.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4136 7081 4137 7078 4143 7072 4145 7075
      4142 7085 4146 7087 4147 7082 4158 7065
      4161 7066 4169 7055 4161 7040 4154 7048
      4154 7059 4146 7074 4144 7072 4149 7060
      4149 7057 4130 7078
TIME...MOT...LOC 1334Z 224DEG 35KT 4143 7078

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
HAIL...1.00IN

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