Tornado Warning for Jefferson County TX

LAKE CHARLES, LA (1220 AM CDT Fri May 10 2019) — The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Tornado Warning for East central Jefferson County in southeastern Texas until 1245 AM CDT. At 1219 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over La Belle, or 10 miles southwest of Central Gardens, moving east 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 Port Acres around 1240 AM CDT. Nederland, Port Neches and Southeast Texas Regional Airport around 1245 AM CDT. 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.

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