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White Settlement Police Department
Tuesday March 8th, 2016 :: 07:48 a.m. CST

Alert

Tornado Warning until 08:15AM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR... NORTHEASTERN HOOD COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS... SOUTHEASTERN PARKER COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS... NORTHWESTERN JOHNSON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS... SOUTHWESTERN TARRANT COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...

* UNTIL 815 AM CST

* AT 745 AM CST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO WAS LOCATED 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF GRANBURY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

*A SECOND STORM WAS LOCATED ABOUT 10 MILES SOUTH OF WEATHERFORD...ALSO MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH. HAZARD...TORNADO. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION. IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE TO ROOFS...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR... GODLEY AROUND 755 AM CST. BENBROOK AND CROWLEY AROUND 815 AM CST. OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE ANNETTA NORTH AND ANNETTA SOUTH. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES... INTERSTATE 20 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 412 AND 428. INTERSTATE 30 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 5. INTERSTATE 820 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 3. TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED HAIL...<.75IN

* AFFECTED AREAS: HOOD ... JOHNSON ... PARKER ... TARRANT

Instructions:

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...IN A MOBILE HOME...OR IN A VEHICLE...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

Address/Location
White Settlement Police Department
8900 Clifford St
White Settlement, TX 76108

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 817-246-7070

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Alert Details

Severity:
Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Tornado Warning

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