Tornado Warning for southeastern Panola and central Shelby counties in East Texas until 1030AM. A severe storm capable of producing a tornado is 8 miles northeast of Martinsville or 9 miles southwest of Center, moving north at 45 MPH. Center, Tenaha, Timpson, Joaquin, Gary City, Arcadia, James, Jericho, Stockman, Woods and Paxton are included in this warning. Large hail is also expected.
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
942 AM CDT SUN APR 2 2017
The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a
* Tornado Warning for…
Southeastern Panola County in northeastern Texas…
Central Shelby County in eastern Texas…
* Until 1030 AM CDT
* At 941 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located 8 miles northeast of Martinsville, or 9 miles southwest
of Center, moving north 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.
* Locations impacted include…
Center, Tenaha, Timpson, Joaquin, Gary City, Arcadia, James,
Jericho, Stockman, Woods and Paxton.
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.