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Tornado Watch Until 10 PM; Severe Thunderstorm Warning Extended Until 6 PM

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A Tornado watch has been issued for Hopkins And surrounding counties until 10 p.m. A watch means that conditions are favorable for the formation of a tornado. No tornado has been spotted at 5 p.m. when the watch was issued.

With the tornado watch, an extended severe thunderstorm warning has been issued.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
512 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
  Eastern Hunt County in north central Texas…
Western Hopkins County in north central Texas…
Northern Rains County in north central Texas…
Southwestern Lamar County in north central Texas…
Western Delta County in north central Texas…
Southeastern Fannin County in north central Texas…

* Until 600 PM CDT.

* At 511 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Commerce,
moving north at 40 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
  Greenville, Commerce, Cooper, Honey Grove, West Tawakoni, Wolfe
City, East Tawakoni, Cumby, Campbell, Dodd City, Bonham State Park,
Point, Roxton, Ladonia, Lone Oak, Pecan Gap, Windom and
Neylandville.

This includes Interstate 30 between mile markers 93 and 119.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection get inside a sturdy structure and stay away from
windows.

Author: Staff Reporter

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