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National Weather Service Puts Hopkins County Area in Area with Highest Tornado Potential for Friday Afternoon and Night

The National Weather Service has stated that a severe weather threat will increase with thunderstorms this afternoon and into the evening hours. The area of greatest concern will be along and east of a Jacksboro to Stephenville to Lampasas line. The main hazards will be large hail and damaging winds. Heavy rainfall will also be possible and may result in a risk for minor flooding.

There will be a low risk for a tornado or two near and east of Bonham to Greenville to Emory line. The National Weather Service has noted an area of concern with the highest tornado potential that includes a portion of Rockwall, Hunt, Rains, Delta and Hopkins County.

Jason Ricketson, Director of Emergency Management for the City of Sulphur Springs, reminds citizens in the area to be aware of weather conditions throughout the afternoon and evening.

KSST will monitor weather alerts and radar during this time.

Author: Staff Reporter

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