Tornado Warning for Ouachita Parish, LA and 3 More

SHREVEPORT, LA (216 PM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019) — The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Tornado Warning for Northwestern Caldwell Parish in north central Louisiana Southeastern Jackson Parish in north central Louisiana Southwestern Ouachita Parish in north central Louisiana Northern Winn Parish in north central Louisiana until 300 PM CDT. At 215 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 11 miles south of Jonesboro, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD: Tornado and quarter size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated rotation. 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 tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of northwestern Caldwell, southeastern Jackson, southwestern Ouachita and northern Winn Parishes, including the following locations Fondale, Sikes, Vixen, Bosco, Hudson, Luna, Chatham, Dodson, Lapine and Calvin. 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.

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