Tornado Warning for Coryell County in Central Texas until 3 PM. A large and extremely dangerous tornado is located 12 miles north of Copperas Cove moving northeast at 30 MPH. This tornado has a history of producing damage near Pidcoke. Gatesville and Fort Gates need to seek shelter now – this has the potential for be a significant tornado headed your direction.

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TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
213 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL CORYELL COUNTY IN CENTRAL TEXAS…

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT

* AT 212 PM CDT…A RADAR CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED 12 MILES
NORTH OF COPPERAS COVE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO.

SOURCE…RADAR CONFIRMED TORNADO.

IMPACT…YOU ARE IN A LIFE THREATENING SITUATION. FLYING DEBRIS
MAY BE DEADLY TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT SHELTER. MOBILE
HOMES WILL BE DESTROYED. CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO
HOMES…BUSINESSES AND VEHICLES IS LIKELY AND COMPLETE
DESTRUCTION IS POSSIBLE.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
FORT GATES AROUND 240 PM CDT.
GATESVILLE AROUND 245 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
OGLESBY AND SOUTH MOUNTAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TO REPEAT…A LARGE…EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY DEADLY
TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE…TAKE COVER NOW!
MOVE TO 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.

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LAT…LON 3120 9791 3130 9805 3140 9798 3164 9765
3139 9747
TIME…MOT…LOC 1912Z 223DEG 26KT 3130 9790

TORNADO…OBSERVED
TORNADO DAMAGE THREAT…CONSIDERABLE
HAIL…1.00IN