SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
Counties: BOSSIER, CADDO
Issued: 02/18/2013 6:04:00 PM  Expires: 02/18/2013 6:45:00 PM 
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Event Warning
Area 46.44 Sq. Miles 
Storm Motion East at 36 MPH 



Impacted Population: 2,955  
Males: 1,432  
Females: 1,523  
Households: 1,094  
Schools:  
Age - Under 5 : 180  
Age - 5 to 17: 651  
Age - 18 to 21: 181  
Age - 22 to 29: 259  
Age - 30 to 39: 447  
Age - 40 to 49: 422  
Age - 50 to 64: 482  
Age - 65 and up: 333  
Source: 2000 Census
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WARNING TEXT

WFUS54 KSHV 190004
TORSHV
LAC015-017-190045-
/O.NEW.KSHV.TO.W.0016.130219T0004Z-130219T0045Z/

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
CENTRAL BOSSIER PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...
CENTRAL CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 645 PM CST.

* AT 601 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR BELCHER...
OR 18 MILES NORTH OF SHREVEPORT...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
BENTON...

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 3260 9345 3269 9399 3282 9398 3282 9346
3276 9347 3276 9345
TIME...MOT...LOC 0004Z 276DEG 31KT 3272 9386

$$

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