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Confirmed tornado near Forney, heading towards Heath, Fate, RC

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM CDT FOR
ROCKWALL…NORTHWESTERN KAUFMAN AND NORTHEASTERN DALLAS COUNTIES…

AT 336 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS
LOCATED NEAR FORNEY…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH. DOPPLER RADAR AND
STORM SPOTTERS WERE MONITORING STRONG ROTATION ASSOCIATED WITH THIS
STORM NEAR FORNEY. A TORNADO IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AT ANY TIME.
FORNEY AND MCLENDON-CHISHOLM ARE IN THE DIRECT PATH OF THIS
STORM…TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY!

THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
HEATH…ROWLETT AND SACHSE AROUND 345 PM CDT…
MCLENDON-CHISHOLM AND ROCKWALL AROUND 350 PM CDT…
FATE AROUND 355 PM CDT…
ROYSE CITY AROUND 400 PM CDT…

THIS WILL IMPACT THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES…
I-30 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 51 AND 66…
I-635 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 6 AND 18.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE…TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE UNDERGROUND OR TO AN
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID
WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME…A VEHICLE OR OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE
CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

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