Tornado Warning for northwestern Rusk, northern Cherokee, southeastern Smith, and south Gregg counties in Northeast Texas until 6:45 PM. Strong rotation and a possible tornado located near Troup or 8 miles southeast of Whitehouse moving northeast at 25 MPH. Arp, Selman City, Overton, the north side of Henderson and Kilgore are all included in this tornado warning.

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TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
557 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN RUSK COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…
NORTH CENTRAL CHEROKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…
SOUTHEASTERN SMITH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…
SOUTH CENTRAL GREGG COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…

* UNTIL 645 PM CDT

* AT 556 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR TROUP…OR 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
WHITEHOUSE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 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…
ARP AROUND 605 PM CDT.
TURNERTOWN AROUND 615 PM CDT.
JOINERVILLE AROUND 620 PM CDT.
OVERTON AND NEW LONDON AROUND 625 PM CDT.
HENDERSON AROUND 635 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE LAIRD
HILL…OAK HILL…MONROE AND ROLLING MEADOWS.

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.