Tornado Warning for southern Smith and northern Cherokee Counties in East Texas until 7 PM. Brief tornadoes possible along with widespread wind damage. Strongest circulation currently located 9 miles southwest of Reese or 11 miles west of Jacksonville moving northeast at 45 PM. Whitehouse, Bullard, Jacksonville, Concord, Troup should all take protective action at this time.

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN CHEROKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…
SOUTHERN SMITH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT

* AT 611 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF REESE…OR 13 MILES WEST
OF JACKSONVILLE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

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…
REESE AROUND 625 PM CDT.
JACKSONVILLE AROUND 630 PM CDT.
BULLARD AND MOUNT SELMAN AROUND 635 PM CDT.
MIXON AROUND 640 PM CDT.
TROUP AROUND 650 PM CDT.
OVERTON AND ARP AROUND 700 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
CONCORD…NOONDAY…NEW CHAPEL HILL…NEW SUMMERFIELD…CUNEY…
TEASELVILLE…GALLATIN AND REKLAW.

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.