SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
Counties: BOSSIER, CADDO, DE SOTO
Issued: 05/16/2013 2:57:00 PM  Expires: 05/16/2013 3:30:00 PM 
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Event Warning
Area 97.73 Sq. Miles 
Storm Motion East at 32 MPH 



Impacted Population: 109,544  
Males: 51,056  
Females: 58,488  
Households: 42,423  
Schools:  
Age - Under 5 : 7,583  
Age - 5 to 17: 22,353  
Age - 18 to 21: 6,144  
Age - 22 to 29: 11,465  
Age - 30 to 39: 14,462  
Age - 40 to 49: 15,764  
Age - 50 to 64: 16,474  
Age - 65 and up: 15,299  
Source: 2000 Census
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WARNING TEXT

WFUS54 KSHV 161957
TORSHV
LAC015-017-031-162030-
/O.NEW.KSHV.TO.W.0034.130516T1957Z-130516T2030Z/

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
SOUTH CENTRAL BOSSIER PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...
SOUTHEASTERN CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF SHREVEPORT...
NORTH CENTRAL DE SOTO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 330 PM CDT.

* AT 255 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 7 MILES
NORTHWEST OF STONEWALL...OR 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SHREVEPORT...
MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH. DAMAGE TO TREES AND STRUCTURES HAS BEEN
REPORTED NEAR WASKOM WITH THIS STORM.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
KEITHVILLE...FORBING...FRIERSON...ROBSON...TAYLORTOWN AND ELM
GROVE.

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 3215 9362 3230 9397 3249 9387 3242 9350
3223 9359 3223 9360 3221 9360
TIME...MOT...LOC 1957Z 288DEG 28KT 3235 9385

$$

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