A strong circulation and possibly a developing tornado are located 5 miles southwest of Mineral Wells moving northeast towards town. In addition to the tornado very large hail is also a good bet in town. Take shelter!

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TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
711 PM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN PALO PINTO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…

* UNTIL 745 PM CDT

* AT 710 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MINERAL WELLS…MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 20 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…
MINERAL WELLS AROUND 745 PM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.