Thunderstorm Warning for Winn Parish, LA and 6 More

SHREVEPORT, LA (155 AM CDT Thu Apr 25 2019) — The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Caldwell Parish in north central Louisiana Eastern Jackson Parish in north central Louisiana Southeastern Union Parish in north central Louisiana Northeastern Natchitoches Parish in northwestern Louisiana Ouachita Parish in north central Louisiana Southeastern Lincoln Parish in north central Louisiana Winn Parish in north central Louisiana until 245 AM CDT. At 155 AM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 12 miles east of Ruston to 17 miles southwest of Brownsville-Bawcom to 14 miles east of Jonesboro to near Winnfield to near Montgomery, moving northeast at 55 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Monroe, Claiborne, West Monroe, Winnfield, Columbia, Swartz, Brownsville-Bawcom, Brownsville-Bawcomville, Richwood, Sterlington, Clarks, Grayson, Choudrant, Chatham, Dodson, Calvin, Atlanta, Eros, Downsville and Sikes. A Tornado Watch remains in effect for the warned area. Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. Although a tornado is not immediately likely, if one is spotted, act quickly and move to a place of safety inside a sturdy structure such as a basement or small interior room. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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