Severe Thunderstorm Warning for southeast Tarrant, southwest Dallas, northeast Johnson, northwest Ellis Counties in North Texas until 5:30 AM. A storm with a history of produing damaging hail and strong wind gusts is located near Kennedale. This storm is moving east/southeast at 35 MPH. Numerous reports of large hail have been received along with wind damage. Treat this storm seriously!

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
435 AM CDT THU MAR 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN ELLIS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…
SOUTHWESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…
NORTHEASTERN JOHNSON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…
SOUTHEASTERN TARRANT COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…

* UNTIL 530 AM CDT

* AT 434 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER FOREST HILL…
MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS…AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO
MOBILE HOMES…ROOFS…AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
DALLAS…FORT WORTH…ARLINGTON…IRVING…GRAND PRAIRIE…MANSFIELD…
DESOTO…CEDAR HILL…HALTOM CITY…DUNCANVILLE…BURLESON…MIDLOTHIAN…
CROWLEY…FOREST HILL…GLENN HEIGHTS…RICHLAND HILLS…KENNEDALE…
EVERMAN…COCKRELL HILL AND RENDON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.