Tornado Warning for southeast Red River and western Bowie counties in Northeast Texas. A possible tornado is located near Boxelder. This storm is moving east at 50 MPH. De Kalb and Boston are included in this tornado warning. Take shelter immediately!

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TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
943 AM CDT THU MAR 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN RED RIVER COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…
WESTERN BOWIE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…

* UNTIL 1015 AM CDT

* AT 942 AM CDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR BOXELDER…
MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO.

SOURCE…WEATHER SPOTTERS CONFIRMED TORNADO.

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.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
DE KALB AROUND 955 AM CDT.
NEW BOSTON AROUND 1010 AM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE LYDIA…
SPRING HILL…ENGLISH…AVERY AND ANNONA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TO REPEAT…A TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. 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.