Tornado warning for southeastern Van Zandt County in North Texas until 830PM. This includes Colfax, Ben Wheeler, and Van. Possible tornado and likely damaging winds are near Colfax. This circulation will cross Interstate 20 very near Van. Those on Van should be moving to shelter immediately! Storm is moving east/northeast at 20 MPH.

Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
758 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Southeastern Van Zandt County in north central Texas…

* Until 830 PM CDT.

* At 758 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Colfax, 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…
Van around 820 PM CDT.

This includes Interstate 20 between mile markers 527 and 542.


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.