Tornado warning issued in Chattanooga area

Tornado warning issued in Chattanooga area

March 23rd, 2012 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Tornado warning

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The National Weather Service in Morristown, Tenn., has issued a tornado warning until 11:30 p.m. EDT Friday for Bledsoe, Hamilton, Marion, Meigs, Rhea, and Sequatchie counties in Tennessee.

Though no tornado touch-downs have been reported, the current storm pattern and heavy winds are favorable for tornadoes, meteorologist Jessica Winton said.