Tornado warning for northwestern Smith and southwestern Wood counties until 915PM. Strong rotation and a possible tornado is located just southeast of Grand Saline, moving northeast at 20 MPH. This circulation is on a direct path to impact Mineola, who need to move to shelter immediately! Hail up to the size of golfballs and wind gusts over 70 MPH (straight-line) are possible.

Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
826 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Northwestern Smith County in northeastern Texas…
Southwestern Wood County in northeastern Texas…

* Until 915 PM CDT

* At 826 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Grand Saline, or 9 miles west of Mineola, moving
northeast at 20 mph.


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…
Golden around 850 PM CDT.
Mineola around 855 PM CDT.
Quitman around 915 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Forest