National Weather Service Issue Tornado Warning for Sherman, TX; Hansford, TX

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a tornado warning for Sherman, TX; Hansford, TX starting on 2019/05/26 18:43. This event has already been observed and the event is categorized as ‘extreme.’

The best action to take according to The National Weather Service is to take shelter during this event. 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.

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

Read the full alert from The National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a

  • Tornado Warning for:
    Southeastern Sherman County in the Panhandle of Texas
    Western Hansford County in the Panhandle of Texas
  • Until 915 PM CDT.
  • At 843 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
    was located 4 miles northwest of Sunray, or 16 miles north of
    Dumas, moving northeast at 60 mph.

    HAZARD Tornado and quarter 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.

  • Locations impacted include:
    Gruver.