SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
Counties: PANOLA, CADDO, DE SOTO
Issued: 02/18/2013 6:29:00 PM  Expires: 02/18/2013 7:15:00 PM 
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Event Warning
Area 1.08 Sq. Miles 
Storm Motion East at 30 MPH 



Impacted Population: 2,198  
Males: 1,040  
Females: 1,158  
Households: 828  
Schools:  
Age - Under 5 : 153  
Age - 5 to 17: 508  
Age - 18 to 21: 115  
Age - 22 to 29: 214  
Age - 30 to 39: 283  
Age - 40 to 49: 317  
Age - 50 to 64: 306  
Age - 65 and up: 302  
Source: 2000 Census
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WARNING TEXT

WFUS54 KSHV 190029
TORSHV
LAC017-031-TXC365-190115-
/O.NEW.KSHV.TO.W.0018.130219T0029Z-130219T0115Z/

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
EAST CENTRAL PANOLA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...
SOUTHERN CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...
NORTHWESTERN DE SOTO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF MANSFIELD...

* UNTIL 715 PM CST.

* AT 628 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR
DEBERRY...OR 12 MILES NORTHEAST OF CARTHAGE...MOVING EAST
SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

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

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 3224 9360 3200 9367 3218 9425 3231 9421
TIME...MOT...LOC 0029Z 284DEG 26KT 3223 9414

$$

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