Cold-air funnels reported in West TN this morning

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1148 AM CDT WED OCT 8 2008

…ISOLATED FUNNEL CLOUDS REPORTED IN HARDEMAN COUNTY IN WEST TENNESSEE…

AT 1126 AM CDT SPOTTERS REPORTED FUNNEL CLOUDS 1 MILE NORTH OF CLOVERPORT IN HARDEMAN COUNTY TENNESSEE. THESE FUNNEL CLOUDS ARE ISOLATED AND NOT EXPECTED TO TOUCH DOWN. HOWEVER IF THEY DO TOUCH DOWN…WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE 50 MPH OR LESS.

THE POTENTIAL FOR THESE SHORT LIVED FUNNEL CLOUDS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS NORTH MISSISSIPPI AND ADJACENT WEST TENNESSEE. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS IS MONITORING THE SITUATION CLOSELY….BUT THESE FUNNEL CLOUDS ARE NOT OF THE VARIETY THAT IS ASSOCIATED WITH ORGANIZED SEVERE WEATHER IN THE MIDSOUTH. IF FUNNEL CLOUDS TOUCH DOWN OR IF A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED IN YOUR AREA…THEN SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.

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