Tornado Warning for Upshur County TX

SHREVEPORT, LA (821 PM CDT Wed Apr 24 2019) — The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Tornado Warning for Central Upshur County in northeastern Texas until 900 PM CDT. At 821 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near West Mountain, or near Gladewater, moving north at 20 mph. HAZARD: Tornado. 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 dangerous storm will be near Gilmer around 845 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Bettie, Pritchett and Midway. 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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