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.
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.