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TORNADO WARNING FOR...CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A.. TORNADO WARNING FOR...CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA.. UNTIL 200 PM CDT.. AT 105 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED ASEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 10 MILESSOUTHWEST OF OIL CITY...OR ABOUT 18 MILES SOUTH OF VIVIAN...MOVINGNORTHEAST AT 30 MPH... THE TORNADO IS EXPECTED TO BE NEAR...OIL CITY BY 125 PM CDTWHEN A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED BASED ON DOPPLER RADAR...IT MEANSTHAT STRONG ROTATION HAS BEEN DETECTED IN THE STORM. A TORNADO MAYALREADY BE ON THE GROUND...OR IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SHORTLY. IF YOUARE IN THE PATH OF THIS DANGEROUS STORM...MOVE INDOORS AND TO THELOWEST LEVEL OF THE BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF DRIVING...DONOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER A HIGHWAY OVERPASS.HEAVY RAINFALL MAY OBSCURE THIS TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW! IF YOU WAITTO SEE OR HEAR IT COMING...IT MAY BE TOO LATE TO GET TO A SAFE PLACE.THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER AWORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT ISAVAILABLE...SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN ANINTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TOCOVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE ASUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THENEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.REPEATING...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WARNINGFOR...CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANAUNTIL 200 PM CDT.

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