A TORNADO WARNING is in effect until 730 PM for northern Cherokee and southeastern Smith counties in Northeast Texas. Strong rotation and a probable tornado just crossed Highway 69 near Mount Selman and is moving east at 20 MPH. This circulation will remain north of Highway 79 but will track along state highway 135 towards Troup. Take shleter now!

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TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
630 PM CDT THU APR 9 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTH CENTRAL CHEROKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…
SOUTHEASTERN SMITH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 630 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED OVER MOUNT SELMAN…OR 8 MILES NORTH OF
JACKSONVILLE…MOVING EAST AT 20 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.

* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR…
MIXON AROUND 645 PM CDT.
TROUP AROUND 705 PM CDT.
ARP AROUND 725 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
CONCORD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS TORNADO WARNING REPLACES THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING ISSUED
FOR THE SAME AREA.

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 CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL
SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.