SEVERE WEATHER BLOG: Watches, Warnings, damage

12:15 a.m. - Tornado warning canceled for Gregg, Harrison and Panola Counties.
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12:00 a.m. Monday morning: Tornado warning for Rusk Co. expired.
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11:48 p.m. - TORNADO WARNING: Gregg, Harrison, Panola, Rusk Counties. Warning for Cherokee and Smith counties canceled.
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11:18 P.M. - TORNADO WARNING: Cherokee and Rusk, Smith County until midnight.
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BREAKING UPDATE: The National Weather Service issued a significant weather advisory for East Central Smith Co., Southeastern Upshur Co., and Western Gregg Co. until 10:30 P.M.

At 959 PM CST, NWS was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Gilmer to 6 miles west of Liberty City.

Movement was northeast at 50 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include Longview, Kilgore, White Oak, Gladewater, Gilmer, Clarksville City, East Mountain, Diana, Liberty City, West Mountain, Union Grove, Warren City and Judson.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

A tornado watch remains in effect until 1100 PM CST for northeastern
Texas. A tornado watch also remains in effect until 400 AM CST for
northeastern Texas.
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9:00 (NWS) - TORNADO WARNING CANCELED FOR FRANKLIN & TITUS COUNTIES
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8:55 (NWS) - WARNING SIRENS ACTIVATED IN MOUNT PLEASANT
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8:50 (NWS) - GOLF BALL SIZED HAIL REPORTED IN WOOD CO
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8:20 P.M. (NWS) - WARNING SIRENS ACTIVATED IN WINNSBORO. 
TREES, POWERLINES DOWNED 
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Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
813 PM CST SUN JAN 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Tornado Warning for North central Wood County in northeastern Texas until 845 PM CST.

At 813 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Pleasant Grove, or 8 miles southwest of Winnsboro, moving northeast at 30 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 Winnsboro and Pleasant Grove.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or 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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745 PM CST SUN JAN 21 2018: The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Tornado Warning for Northwestern Wood County in northeastern Texas until 815 PM CST.

At 745 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Golden, or 12 miles northwest of Mineola, moving northeast at 55 mph.

This dangerous storm will be near Pleasant Grove around 805 PM CST.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Yantis, Alba and Forest Hill.
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7:25 P.M.
GRAND SALINE FIRE DEPARTMENT SETS OFF WARNING SIRENS AS PRECAUTION:

FB POST: "If you want to receive local information on non-emergency notices and severe weather alerts please sign up for the CodeRed system by following the link below. We will strive to keep the Fire Department Facebook page updated as information becomes available also."

LINK >> https://public.coderedweb.com/cne/en-US/BFE66952860A
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(NWS) 7:20 Tornado Warning National Weather Service Fort Worth TX 711 PM CST SUN JAN 21 2018 The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Tornado Warning for Western Van Zandt County in north central Texas and Eastern Rains County in north central Texas until 8:00 PM CST.
At 710 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Purtis Creek State Park, or 10 miles southwest of Canton, moving northeast at 40 mph.
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 Canton around 730 PM CST, Edgewood and Fruitvale around 740 PM CST, Grand Saline around 745 PM CST and Emory around 800 PM CST.
This includes Interstate 20 between mile markers 517 and 534. 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.

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Tornado Warning National Weather Service Fort Worth TX 641 PM CST SUN JAN 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Tornado Warning for Southeastern Kaufman County in north central Texas, Southwestern Van Zandt County in north central Texas, Northwestern Henderson County in central Texas and Northeastern Navarro County in north central Texas Until 715 PM CST.

At 639 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Kerens, or 9 miles southwest of Gun Barrel City, moving northeast at 40 mph.

This dangerous storm will be near Gun Barrel City, Tool, Seven Points and Enchanted Oaks around 650 PM CST, Mabank and Eustace around 700 PM CST, Purtis Creek State Park around 705 PM CST.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Payne Springs.

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.  

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(NWS) - A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM CST FOR NORTHWESTERN HENDERSON AND NORTHEASTERN NAVARRO COUNTIES... At 632 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Kerens, or 11 miles east of Corsicana, moving northeast at 40 mph.

CBS 19 has received reports of tornado sirens sounding off in Gun Barrel City.

Gun Barrel City FB page:

"This is a message alerting residents of possible severe weather conditions for this area. Please watch your local news stations for weather updates. Should conditions worsen, please be prepared to take cover until the storm passes. Thank you." 



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(NWS - 6:00 PM) A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 630 PM CST FOR SOUTHEASTERN HUNT, NORTHEASTERN KAUFMAN, NORTHWESTERN VAN ZANDT AND NORTHWESTERN RAINS COUNTIES.

At 615 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Hawk Cove, or 11 miles northwest of Wills Point, moving northeast at 45 mph.

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 West Tawakoni around 620 PM CST and East Tawakoni around 625 PM CST. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Lone Oak and Point.

TAKE COVER NOW! If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter now!  Get to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building and avoid

windows.

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(NWS) - A tornado watch has been issued for Smith County and multiple East Texas counties. The full list is as follows:

Anderson
Bowie
Camp
Cass
Cherokee
Delta
Fannin
Franklin
Freestone
Gregg
Harrison
Henderson
Hopkins
Hunt
Kaufman
Lamar
Marion
Morris
Navarro
Panola
Rains
Red River
Rusk
Smith
Titus
Upshur
Van Zandt
Wood

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