Monday, March 19, 2012

New Tornado Watch Northeast, East-Central Texas Until 2am CDT...

A new Tornado Watch was just issued for portions of east-central and northeast Texas, and is valid until 2am CDT on Tuesday morning. This tornado watch includes the cities of Tyler, Longview, Texarkana, Temple and Killeen.

Tornadoes, large hail and damaging wind gusts are possible with severe storms in this region.  Heavy rainfall may also cause flash flooding.

If you live in these areas, remain alert this evening and tonight.  Listen to local media or another trusted source for the latest updates and possible warnings.  Make sure to identify your sheltering location ahead of time, that way you can get there quickly if a warning is issued for your area.

Severe weather can be especially dangerous at night.  Make sure that you have a way to receive severe weather warnings at night.

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