SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
Counties:  PANOLA, RUSK
Issued: 02/18/2013 5:45:00 PM  Expires: 02/18/2013 6:30:00 PM 
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Event Warning
Area 175.72 Sq. Miles 
Storm Motion East at 33 MPH 



Impacted Population: 10,930  
Males: 5,057  
Females: 5,873  
Households: 4,241  
Schools:  
Age - Under 5 : 708  
Age - 5 to 17: 2,092  
Age - 18 to 21: 774  
Age - 22 to 29: 941  
Age - 30 to 39: 1,405  
Age - 40 to 49: 1,589  
Age - 50 to 64: 1,648  
Age - 65 and up: 1,773  
Source: 2000 Census
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WARNING TEXT

WFUS54 KSHV 182345
TORSHV
TXC365-401-190030-
/O.NEW.KSHV.TO.W.0014.130218T2345Z-130219T0030Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
545 PM CST MON FEB 18 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
PANOLA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF CARTHAGE...
NORTHEASTERN RUSK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...

* UNTIL 630 PM CST.

* AT 544 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR TATUM...OR
13 MILES NORTHWEST OF CARTHAGE...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
BECKVILLE AND DEBERRY...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER A
WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS
AVAILABLE...SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN
INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO
COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A
SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE
NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

&&

LAT...LON 3222 9461 3237 9456 3228 9404 3199 9404
TIME...MOT...LOC 2345Z 290DEG 29KT 3227 9451

$$

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