Author: David Reimer

9:45 PM Severe Weather Update

The leading edge of the squall line extends from near Carrolton to Duncanville to Itasca to Clifton to Burnet to Boerne to near Hondo. The line as a whole is moving east around 25-35 MPH, but individual cells in the line are moving northeast. Not all storms in the line are severe, and some parts of the line are actually pretty weak. The threat for severe weather should decrease as storms move east of Interstate 35 due to low instability values. However, wind shear values are very strong and may help to partially compensate for weak instability. That’s why we’ll be watching any discrete storm for signs of rotation. Lets chat about a few sections of the squall line. The line itself is moving through the D/FW Metroplex as I type this. Strong winds up to 65 MPH and brief spin-up tornadoes are possible along the leading edge of the line from McKinney south through Dallas to Waxahachie. The safety precautions are the same regardless and I would advise moving away from windows and into an interior room. This squall line will continue to move east at about 30-40 MPH with rain continuing for an hour or two behind it. The threat for severe storms should decrease as storms move east of the metroplex, but damaging wind gusts may continue even though instability values are low. At the same...

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Tornado Warning: Western Dallas County till 9 PM

Tornado Warning for western Dallas County until 9 PM. A possible tornado and very strong winds are located near Interstate 20 and Great Southwest Parkway – or just east of Highway 360. This storm is moving north/northeast at 35 MPH> Grand Prairie, Irving, and those located southeast of D/FW International should take shelter. Even if there is no tornado very strong winds are still expected. No travel recommended on I-30 between Highway 360 to Loop 12 – no travel on Highway 183 recommended between 360 and the old Cowboys Stadium. Tornado Warning National Weather Service Fort Worth TX 833 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017 The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a * Tornado Warning for… Southeastern Tarrant County in north central Texas… Northwestern Dallas County in north central Texas… * Until 900 PM CST * At 831 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located south of Grand Prairie moving north at 35 mph. CASA radar indicates that this possible tornado will cross I-20 in Grand Prairie in the next few minutes. HAZARD…Tornado and quarter size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES… INTERSTATE 35E between MILE MARKERs 437 and...

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TORNADO WARNING: Eastern Tarrant County till 845PM

TORNADO WARNING for eastern Tarrant county. This includes Mansfield, Arlington, and the western half of Grand Prairie. Possible tornado located near Highway 287 at Lone Star Road moving north. This warning includes Cowboys Stadium! Tune in to local media for tornado coverage. Tornado Warning National Weather Service Fort Worth TX 814 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017 The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a * Tornado Warning for… Southeastern Tarrant County in north central Texas… * Until 845 PM CST * At 813 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located south of Mansfield near Highway 287. This storm will move north toward Highway 287 in Mansfield at 30 mph. HAZARD…Tornado and quarter size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. * Locations impacted include… Mansfield and Arlington THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES… INTERSTATE 20 between MILE MARKERs 446 and 453. INTERSTATE 30 between MILE MARKERs 26 and 32. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER...

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Tornado Warning: Eastern Johnson County till 830PM

Tornado Warning extended into northeastern Johnson County from Venus north to just south of Mansfield. This storm is moving north toward Pleasant Point and Lillian at around 20 MPH. Should this potential tornado continue a new warning may be required for southeastern Tarrant county by 8:25 PM. Those in southeastern Tarrant county should watch this storm carefully and be ready to act if a tornado warning is issued. Tornado Warning National Weather Service Fort Worth TX 804 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017 The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a * Tornado Warning for… Northeastern Johnson County in north central Texas… * Until 830 PM CST * At 802 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located just north of highway 67 between Alvarado and Venus. CASA radar indicates that this circulation will approach Pleasant Point and Lillian over the next few minutes. HAZARD…Tornado. SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is...

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TORNADO WARNING: Johnson County till 815PM

Tornado Warning for southeastern Johnson County until 815PM. Possible tornado is developing just north of Grandview on Interstate 35W. This storm is moving north at 25 MPH. Alvarado, Venus, and Grandview should be in tornado shelters! Those in the D/FW Metroplex need to monitor the progress of this storm as it approaches. Large hail and damaging wind gusts up to 75 MPH are also possible. Tornado Warning National Weather Service Fort Worth TX 745 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017 The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a * Tornado Warning for… Northeastern Johnson County in north central Texas… * Until 815 PM CST * At 744 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Grandview, or 7 miles south of Alvarado, moving north at 25 mph. HAZARD…Tornado. SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. * This dangerous storm will be near… Alvarado and Venus around 805 PM CST. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35W between MILE MARKERs 15 and 30. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… TAKE 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, move to the...

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