Tornado Warning for northern Rusk, southwestern Harrison, southern Upshur, eastern Smith, and Gregg Counties in Northeast Texas. Strong rotation over Arp or 12 miles east of Whitehouse moving northeast at 50 MPH. Strong rotation also indicated near Henderson. Longview, Kilgore, Lakeport, Henderson need to be in a safe shelter.

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TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
651 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN RUSK COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…
SOUTHWESTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…
SOUTH CENTRAL UPSHUR COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…
EAST CENTRAL SMITH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…
GREGG COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 650 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED OVER ARP…OR 12 MILES EAST OF WHITEHOUSE…
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 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…
JOINERVILLE AROUND 655 PM CDT.
OVERTON AND NEW LONDON AROUND 700 PM CDT.
KILGORE AROUND 710 PM CDT.

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

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.