Example of Severe Weather Statement for Tornado Warning – Observed

ZCZC STLSVSLSX DEF TTAA00 KLSX 241856 SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO 1256 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2012 MOC007-019-027-135-241915/T.CON.KLSX.TO.W.0008.000000T0000Z-120224T1915Z/ BOONE MO-CALLAWAY MO-MONITEAU MO-AUDRAIN MO1256 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2012 ...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL AUDRAIN... NORTHEASTERN MONITEAU...NORTHWESTERN CALLAWAY AND CENTRAL BOONE COUNTIES UNTIL 115 PM CST... AT 1252 PM CST...A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR MIDWAY MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH. HAZARD...DAMAGING TORNADO AND GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL. SOURCE...WEATHER SPOTTERS CONFIRMED TORNADO. IMPACT...EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO HOMES AND UILDINGS. TREES TO BE UPROOTED BLOCKING ROADS...DAMAGING BUILDINGS...HOMES AND DOWNING POWER LINES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... COLUMBIA...MURRY...HATTON AND KINGDOM CITY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TO REPEAT...A TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME...A VEHICLE OR OUTDOORS...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS. && LAT...LON 3916 9200 3895 9191 3881 9251 3886 9254 3891 9251 3893 9251 3895 9254 3897 9257 3898 9257 TIME...MOT...LOC 1856Z 250DEG 35KT 3894 9237 TORNADO...OBSERVED HAIL...1.75IN $$