TORNADO WARNING for southern Cooke County until 8 PM. A LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO is 7 miles west of Sanger moving northeast at 20 MPH. This tornado looks to pass near Valley View on its current path. No Travel is advised on Interstate 35 between Gainesville and Sanger until this storm passes. Era and Valley View need to head to shelter!

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TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
734 PM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTH CENTRAL COOKE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…

* UNTIL 800 PM CDT

* AT 733 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED 7 MILES WEST OF
SANGER…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO AND GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…WEATHER SPOTTERS 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.

* THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF
SOUTH CENTRAL COOKE COUNTY…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS…
VALLEY VIEW.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 482 AND 487.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TO REPEAT…A TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. 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.