Tornado Warning issued May 25 at 6:34PM CDT until May 25 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS Lubbock TX

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a tornado warning for Hall, TX; Motley, TX; Floyd, TX; Briscoe, TX starting on 2019/05/25 16:34. This event has already been observed and the event is categorized as ‘extreme.’

The best action to take according to NWS is to take shelter during this event. Motorists should not take shelter under highway overpasses. If you cannot safely drive away from the tornado, as a last resort, either park your vehicle and stay put, or abandon your vehicle and lie down in a low lying area and protect yourself from flying debris.
Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!
Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Map showing affected area for tornado warning
Map of affected area for tornado warning

Here is the full alert from The National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lubbock Texas has issued a

  • Tornado Warning for:
    Northeastern Floyd County in northwestern Texas
    Northwestern Motley County in northwestern Texas
    Southwestern Hall County in the Panhandle of Texas
    Southern Briscoe County in the Panhandle of Texas
  • Until 700 PM CDT.
  • At 634 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
    was located 6 miles northwest of South Plains, or 11 miles south of
    Silverton, moving east at 30 mph.

    HAZARD Tornado and hail up to two inches in diameter.

    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.

  • Locations impacted include:
    Turkey, Caprock Canyon State Park, Quitaque, Flomot, Valley Schools
    and South Plains.

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