SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
Counties: HARRISON, PANOLA, CADDO, DE SOTO
Issued: 05/16/2013 2:29:00 PM  Expires: 05/16/2013 3:00:00 PM 
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Event Warning
Area 246.32 Sq. Miles 
Storm Motion East at 33 MPH 



Impacted Population: 136,654  
Males: 64,078  
Females: 72,576  
Households: 52,912  
Schools:  
Age - Under 5 : 9,471  
Age - 5 to 17: 27,860  
Age - 18 to 21: 7,479  
Age - 22 to 29: 14,042  
Age - 30 to 39: 18,405  
Age - 40 to 49: 20,104  
Age - 50 to 64: 20,789  
Age - 65 and up: 18,504  
Source: 2000 Census
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WARNING TEXT

WFUS54 KSHV 161929
TORSHV
LAC017-031-TXC203-365-162000-
/O.NEW.KSHV.TO.W.0033.130516T1929Z-130516T2000Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
229 PM CDT THU MAY 16 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
SOUTHEASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...
NORTHEASTERN PANOLA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...
SOUTHERN CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF SHREVEPORT...
NORTH CENTRAL DE SOTO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT.

* AT 226 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR WASKOM...OR
16 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MARSHALL...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
GREENWOOD AND 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 3238 9423 3255 9414 3246 9368 3243 9366
3243 9369 3241 9367 3240 9369 3239 9367
3240 9367 3240 9365 3239 9365 3217 9379
TIME...MOT...LOC 1929Z 296DEG 29KT 3242 9408

$$

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