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Northwestern Hopkins, Southwestern Delta County Take Cover Now: Tornado Warning

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Northeastern Hunt County in north central Texas…
Northwestern Hopkins County in north central Texas…
Southwestern Delta County in north central Texas…

* Until 600 PM CDT.

* At 537 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located over Cumby, or near Commerce, moving north at 40 mph.

HAZARD…Tornado and quarter size hail.

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.

* Locations impacted include…
Commerce, Cumby and Campbell.

This includes Interstate 30 between mile markers 105 and 117.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

Author: Staff Reporter

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