Tornado Warning Issued For Areas Of Blaine, Cassia And Minidoka Counties Until 4pm Today


By Paul Johnson

UPDATE: 3:40 PM - The National Weather Service has cancelled the Tornado warning.

(KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - The National Weather Service In Pocatello Has Issued A Tornado Warning For Southeastern Blaine County In Central Idaho North Central Cassia County In South Central Idaho Southeastern Minidoka County In South Central Idaho This Includes The City Of Rupert West Central Power County In Southeast Idaho Until 400 Pm Mdt At 308 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Radar Indicated A Severe Thunderstorm Capable Of Producing A Tornado Near View Or 9 Miles Southeast Of Burley Moving Northeast At 40 Mph. Locations That Could Be Affected Include Rupert Precautionary/Preparedness Actions 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.

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