A tornado warning has been issued for Hardeman and Foard Counties until 4 PM. This warning includes the city of Quanah. Storm is moving east at 25 MPH. This storm is in an environment supportive of significant severe weather. Those downstream of the storm should monitor conditions closely.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN HARDEMAN COUNTY IN NORTHERN TEXAS…
NORTHWESTERN FOARD COUNTY IN NORTHERN TEXAS…

* UNTIL 400 PM CDT

* AT 316 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 10 MILES EAST OF SWEARINGEN…MOVING EAST AT 25
MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO AND HAIL UP TO TWO INCHES IN DIAMETER.

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…
QUANAH AND COPPER BREAKS STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A STORM SHELTER… SAFE ROOM OR AN INTERIOR
ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A
MOBILE HOME…A VEHICLE OR OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL
SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.