Tornado strikes Jarrell, TX; AccuWeather provided businesses with superior forecasts and earlier warnings, allowing them to be alert, prepared, and safe.
AccuWeather highlighted the threat of tornadoes more than 36 hours before storms moved into the area.
AccuWeather meteorologists warned of a tornado 21 minutes earlier than any other source.
AccuWeather meteorologists issued an AccuWeather Alert™ for Tornado Threat two hours before touchdown.
AccuWeather Alerts First
A line of severe storms produced an EF-1 tornado in Jarrell, Texas, Monday night. The tornado caused significant damage, flipping over several tractor-trailers and cars, tearing roofs from buildings, and leaving thousands without power.
AccuWeather meteorologists warned of the threat of tornadoes more than 36 hours before storms moved into the area, providing the most advance notice before any other source.
Two hours before the tornado hit, AccuWeather meteorologists issued an AccuWeather Alert™ for Tornado Threat. As an immediate tornado risk developed, AccuWeather meteorologists issued a Tornado Imminent AccuWeather Alert™ in areas near Jarrell. As the life-threatening tornado drew closer, AccuWeather again warned 21 minutes earlier than any other source, providing businesses much-needed time to be better prepared and make the best decisions.
AccuWeather meteorologists provided 19 minutes of advance notice before the tornado touched down, providing customers with valuable time when every second counts. Other sources issued a tornado warning two minutes after it was already on the ground, causing damage and risking lives.
AccuWeather provided businesses with superior forecasts and earlier warnings, allowing them to be alert, prepared, and safe.
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