Author: David Reimer

Tornado Warning: Johnson & Hill Counties till 730PM

Tornado Warning for central Johnson County and northwestern Hill County until 7:30 PM. A CONFIRMED TORNADO is about 5 miles northwest of Whitney or 14 miles west of Hillsboro – moving north at 35 MPH. This storm has a confirmed tornado in progress with debris being detected by weather radar and spotters visually spotting it. This is a dangerous situation. Cleburne, Keene, Alvarado, Grandview, Rio Vista, Covington, Blum are all in this warning and need to be in shelter now! Tune in to local DFW Media for coverage. Tornado Warning National Weather Service Fort Worth TX 653 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017 The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a * Tornado Warning for… Central Johnson County in north central Texas… Northwestern Hill County in central Texas… * Until 730 PM CST * At 652 PM CST, a confirmed tornado was located near Whitney, or 14 miles west of Hillsboro, moving north at 35 mph. HAZARD…Damaging tornado and quarter size hail. SOURCE…Law enforcement confirmed tornado. 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. * The tornado will be near… Blum around 705 PM CST. Covington around 715 PM CST. Keene around 730 PM...

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Tornado Watch Issued for North/Central Texas till Midnight

A new tornado watch has been issued that includes portions of North Texas, Central Texas, and the Hill Country. Stephenville, D/FW, Waco, Round Rock, Austin, Burnet, Mason, Fredericksburg, Kerrville, east to Corsicana are all included in this watch. We’ve seen a few discrete storms just west of Interstate 35 in North-Central Texas take on supercell characteristics. Brief tornadoes will be possible with those storms as they continue moving north over the next hour or two. Additional isolated storms may continue to develop ahead of the squall line, which would also have the potential to produce brief tornadoes. The squall line itself continues to move east at a good clip with a threat of damaging wind gusts, hail, heavy rain, and brief tornadoes. Tornado Watch Number 8 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 600 PM CST Sun Jan 15 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of central/north-central Texas * Effective this Sunday night from 600 PM until Midnight CST. * Primary threats include… A couple tornadoes possible Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible SUMMARY…Isolated supercells will be possible generally near the I-35 corridor of central/north-central Texas this evening ahead of an east/northeastward-moving squall line across west-central Texas. Sufficient low-level moisture and shear will support the possibility of a couple...

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Tornado Warning: McLennan, Coryell, Bosque Counties till 615PM

Tornado warning for northwestern McLennan, northeast Coryell, and southeastern Bosque counties in Central Texas until 615PM. Radar-indicated tornado is 8 miles northeast of Fort Gates or 8 miles east of Gatesville. This storm is moving north around 35 MPH. Clifton, Valley Mills, and Crawford are in the path. We recommend no travel on Highway 317 or Highway 6 near those towns until this storm moves north.     Tornado Warning National Weather Service Fort Worth TX 547 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017 The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a * Tornado Warning for… Northwestern McLennan County in central Texas… Northeastern Coryell County in central Texas… Southeastern Bosque County in central Texas… * Until 615 PM CST * At 547 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 8 miles northeast of Fort Gates, or 8 miles east of Gatesville, moving north at 35 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… Crawford around 600 PM CST. Clifton and Valley Mills around 615 PM CST. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Oglesby, South Mountain and Gholson. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an...

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4:40PM Severe Weather & Evening Forecast

  A building line of storms continues to make eastward progress in Southwest Texas, the Concho Valley, and the Big County. Essentially the line is about 15 to 20 miles west of a line extending from Del Rio to Sonora to San Angelo to Robert Lee. This line has shown increasing organization over the last 30 minutes and I would expect some of the storms to become severe over the next hour. At the same time we’ve seen an increase in elevated thunderstorms across western North Texas from Hamilton to Stephenville to Mineral Wells to Jacksboro. These elevated storms...

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Severe Storm Watch Issued for Concho Valley & Big Country

The Storm Prediction Center and National Weather Service have issued the first severe weather watch of the day. This severe thunderstorm watch includes portions of Southwest Texas, the Concho Valley, up into the Big Country. Del Rio, Junction, San Angelo, and Abilene are included in this watch. Storms entering the western sections of the watch will continue to organize as they quickly move east. The strongest of these storms may produce damaging wind gusts up to 70 MPH and perhaps a few pieces of large hail. The tornado threat within the squall line will be low, but not totally zero. Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 7 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 250 PM CST Sun Jan 15 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of West-central Texas * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 250 PM until 1000 PM CST. * Primary threats include… Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY…Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to increase through the late afternoon and early evening hours ahead of an upper low nearing the El Paso vicinity at mid-afternoon. The majority of these will occur with a linear band of east/northeastward-moving storms, although a few isolated supercells could occur ahead of the convective...

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