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Tornado Warning Issued for Central Elko County Until 1:15pm

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The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for central Elko County until 1:15pm today.

At 12:40pm, NWS Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado near Adobe Summit.

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.

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 7:00 pm Wednesday evening for northeast Nevada.

You can stay up to date on weather in our area with our KTVN Storm Watch weather app.

The app gives you forecast information, like radar, storm tracking and more for any location in the country, all in the palm of your hand.

You can download it for free for your iPhone, iPad, or Android smartphone. Just search KTVN in the iTunes or Google Play Store.
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