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Kingsville Police Department
Thursday June 6th, 2019 :: 07:37 p.m. CDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 08:00PM

The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Central Kleberg County in south central Texas...

* Until 800 PM CDT.

* At 735 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Ricardo, or 8 miles southeast of Kingsville, moving southeast at 30 mph. HAZARD...Tornado and ping pong ball size hail. 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 tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of central Kleberg County, including the following locations... Loyola Beach.

* AFFECTED AREAS: KLEBERG, TX

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. This cluster of thunderstorms is capable of producing tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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Address/Location
Kingsville Police Department
1700 E King
Kingsville, TX 78363

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 361-592-4311

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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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