Tornado Warning for Hopkins County until 815PM. A severe thunderstorm with a history of producing destructive tornadoes is now 6 miles northeast of Emory, or 15 miles south/southwest of Sulphur Springs, moving north at 30 MPH. Brasher, Sulphur Springs, Ridgeway, Como, and Tria are included in this warning. Any tornado will be rain-wrapped and difficult to see. Structural damage reported just southeast of Emory, and this is the same storm that produced the killer tornado that struck Canton earlier.
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
720 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017
The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a
* Tornado Warning for…
Hopkins County in north central Texas…
* Until 815 PM CDT.
* At 719 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Emory, or 15 miles south of Sulphur Springs,
moving north at 30 mph. This storm has had a history of producing
large damaging tornadoes.
HAZARD…Tornado and half dollar 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.
* Locations impacted include…
Sulphur Springs, Cumby, Como, Cooper Lake Park South Sulphur and
This includes Interstate 30 between mile markers 110 and 139.
TAKE COVER NOW! Move to 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.
Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the
tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!