Tornado lands around Littlefield, Arizona to the south; Tornado Warning Issued – St George News

A tornado touches down near Littlefield, Arizona, August 21, 2022 | Photo courtesy of Utah Weather Force, St. George News

St. GEORGE – The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for northern Mohave County in Arizona, southeastern Lincoln County in south-central Nevada, and northeastern Clark County in southern Nevada.

A tornado touched down 8 miles northwest of Mesquite, Nevada around 4:45 pm PDT Sunday, with damaging winds and quarter size hail.

Flying debris will be dangerous to those without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

Travelers on Interstate 15 between Nevada miles 104 and 120 are asked to take immediate precautions.

The National Weather Service said: “There is a tornado on the ground. COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home or in a vehicle, go to the nearest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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