May 25th, 2011
08:27 PM ET

Tornado warning for Memphis canceled

[Updated at 9:23 p.m. ET] A storm responsible for a tornado warning for Memphis, Tennessee, has moved northeast of the downtown area and no longer poses a threat, according to the National Weather Service.

A tornado was spotted near midtown Memphis, Tennessee, at 7:03 p.m. CT, the weather service said. No reports of damage were immediately made.

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  1. dan smith fayette mo.

    It may have come from the same system that produced one in Sedalia Mo. earlier today. Hope every one is alright.

    May 25, 2011 at 8:36 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Pix

    I was always under the impression that it was a funnel cloud until it touched down, then it's called a tornado.
    I wish we had more information...

    May 25, 2011 at 9:15 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Cesar

    I eat poop

    May 25, 2011 at 9:16 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Cesar

    @Fake Cesar: I don't know who you are, or what you are, but you need help son.

    May 25, 2011 at 9:37 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Cesar

    @Pix: Your mother

    May 25, 2011 at 9:45 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Cesar

    @The mayor of Memphis, TN: Your mother

    May 25, 2011 at 9:54 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Pix

    So this whole thing is a non-event?
    Yeesh!
    Way to scare the scatola out of people!

    May 25, 2011 at 9:54 pm | Report abuse |
  8. jomamma

    @cesar: angiedaddy.

    May 25, 2011 at 9:58 pm | Report abuse |
  9. GEORGE

    Ellis which name are you posting with here? I know what you like. When are you coming back to Panama? I miss you. I thought we were an item. Don't you want to be my boyfriend? Let's try. Call me I have the same # since last year. Bye sweetheart.

    May 25, 2011 at 10:14 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Cesar

    I will be at the gay bar tonight. You can find me next to the urinal. I will be practicing my BJ's on unsuspecting drag queens.

    May 25, 2011 at 10:19 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Joey

    Hi Cesar. Will you be next to stall #4 again? You did a great "job" last time!

    May 25, 2011 at 10:21 pm | Report abuse |
  12. unsuspecting drag queen

    Hey...get your head out of my lap!

    May 25, 2011 at 10:27 pm | Report abuse |
  13. RWB

    Why didn't people take cover in sewers?

    May 25, 2011 at 10:34 pm | Report abuse |
  14. BWR

    @RWB: because they would drown, duh!

    May 25, 2011 at 10:37 pm | Report abuse |
  15. GEORGE

    Ellis! Stop cheating with me. You better call me tonight you mfkr. I know where you live. I'll fly up there. You know I will.

    May 25, 2011 at 10:44 pm | Report abuse |
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