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Ice Storm Likely for Dallas/Fort Worth TX Metroplex

Here is the latest statement from the National Weather Service in Fort Worth, TX detailing a high likely hood of a lethal ice storm…

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
418 AM CST SAT NOV 23 2013

TXZ093-103-104-118>120-133-144-156-157-231830-
/O.UPG.KFWD.WS.A.0001.131124T1200Z-131125T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KFWD.WS.W.0001.131124T1200Z-131125T1800Z/
GRAYSON-DENTON-COLLIN-TARRANT-DALLAS-ROCKWALL-JOHNSON-BOSQUE-
LAMPASAS-CORYELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SHERMAN…DENISON…DENTON…
LEWISVILLE…FLOWER MOUND…THE COLONY…PLANO…FORT WORTH…
ARLINGTON…DALLAS…ROCKWALL…CLEBURNE…BURLESON…CLIFTON…
MERIDIAN…VALLEY MILLS…LAMPASAS…COPPERAS COVE…GATESVILLE
418 AM CST SAT NOV 23 2013

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO NOON CST
MONDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM SHERMAN TO
DALLAS TO LAMPASAS…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO NOON CST
MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING…SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MIDDAY MONDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT…SLEET AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS ON SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY MAY SEVERELY IMPACT TRAVEL ON ALL AREA ROADS.

* OTHER IMPACTS…A PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON OR
SUNDAY NIGHT COULD CAUSE ICING ACCUMULATIONS ON TREES AND POWER
LINES…WHICH MAY RESULT IN POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW…SLEET…OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT
TRAVEL.

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW…
SLEET…AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

We will keep you up to date on the very latest here at Weather or Knot. Stay tuned.

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Tornado Warning Harrison TX Panola TX Caddo LA De Soto LA

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
229 PM CDT THU MAY 16 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS…
NORTHEASTERN PANOLA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS…
SOUTHERN CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA…
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF SHREVEPORT…
NORTH CENTRAL DE SOTO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA…

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT.

* AT 226 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR WASKOM…OR
16 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MARSHALL…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
GREENWOOD AND STONEWALL…

Tornado Warning Update Ellis TX Hill TX Johnson TX

TXC139-217-251-160330-
/O.CON.KFWD.TO.W.0018.000000T0000Z-130516T0330Z/
ELLIS TX-HILL TX-JOHNSON TX-
1010 PM CDT WED MAY 15 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1030 PM CDT FOR EAST
CENTRAL JOHNSON…NORTH CENTRAL HILL AND WEST CENTRAL ELLIS
COUNTIES…

AT 1009 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE
MONITORING A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WITH A HISTORY OF PRODUCING
TORNADOES. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED 4 MILES NORTHWEST OF
GRANDVIEW…MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH. THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF A
TORNADO AT THIS TIME…HOWEVER THE STORM HAS A STRONG HISTORY OF
PRODUCING TORNADOES…AND REMAINS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A NEW TORNADO
AT ANY TIME.

THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
GRANDVIEW AROUND 1015 PM CDT…
MAYPEARL AND VENUS AROUND 1030 PM CDT…

THIS WILL IMPACT I-35W BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 14 AND 32.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Johnson County TX

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
1001 PM CDT WED MAY 15 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
JOHNSON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…

* UNTIL 1100 PM CDT

* AT 1001 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL…AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 4
MILES SOUTHWEST OF GODLEY…MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH. A TORNADO
WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR A VERY DANGEROUS STORM NORTHWEST OF
GRANDVIEW.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR…
CLEBURNE AND JOSHUA AROUND 1020 PM…
KEENE AROUND 1030 PM…
ALVARADO AROUND 1045 PM…
GRANDVIEW AROUND 1050 PM…
VENUS AROUND 1055 PM…

THIS WILL IMPACT I-35W BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 25 AND 36.

Confirmed Tornado Near Keene TX 9:53pm CDT

TXC139-217-251-160330-
/O.CON.KFWD.TO.W.0018.000000T0000Z-130516T0330Z/
ELLIS TX-HILL TX-JOHNSON TX-
955 PM CDT WED MAY 15 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1030 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN JOHNSON…NORTH CENTRAL HILL AND SOUTHWESTERN ELLIS
COUNTIES…

AT 953 PM CDT…STORM SPOTTERS AND DOPPLER RADAR OBSERVED A TORNADO.
THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF KEENE…MOVING EAST AT
5 MPH. THIS TORNADO WAS OBSERVED ON FARM TO MARKET 4 NEAR 136.
THIS IS ALMOST DIRECTLY IN BETWEEN CLEBURNE AND GRANDVIEW. THIS IS
AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO…IF YOU ARE IN ITS PATH…TAKE COVER
IMMEDIATELY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE! THIS IS THE SAME STORM THAT HAS
CAUSED SERIOUS INJURIES IN HOOD COUNTY AND AROUND CLEBURNE.

THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
GRANDVIEW…ALVARADO AND VENUS AROUND 1030 PM CDT…

THIS WILL IMPACT THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES…
I-35W BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 6 AND 32…
I-35E BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 371 AND 381.

Tornado Warning Update Dallas County TX

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
945 PM CDT WED MAY 15 2013

TXC113-160315-
/O.CON.KFWD.TO.W.0017.000000T0000Z-130516T0315Z/
DALLAS TX-
945 PM CDT WED MAY 15 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1015 PM CDT FOR CENTRAL
DALLAS COUNTY…

AT 945 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS
LOCATED NEAR COCKRELL HILL…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
DALLAS AROUND 1005 PM CDT…
MESQUITE AND BALCH SPRINGS AROUND 1015 PM CDT…

THIS WILL IMPACT THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES…
I-35E BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 418 AND 430…
I-30 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 33 AND 50…
I-45 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 280 AND 284.

Tornado Warning Ellis TX Hill TX Johnson TX

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
945 PM CDT WED MAY 15 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN ELLIS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…
NORTH CENTRAL HILL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…
SOUTHEASTERN JOHNSON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…

* UNTIL 1030 PM CDT

* AT 944 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WITH A HISTORY OF PRODUCING
TORNADOES WAS 5 MILES SOUTH OF KEENE…MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH. THIS
STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING DAMAGE IN HOOD COUNTY AND IN
CLEBURNE. THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL SERIOUS INJURIES REPORTED FROM
WHAT WAS LIKELY STRONG TORNADO DAMAGE. IF YOU ARE IN THE PATH OF
THIS STORM…TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY!

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
COVINGTON AROUND 955 PM CDT…
ALVARADO AROUND 1010 PM CDT…
GRANDVIEW AROUND 1020 PM CDT…
MAYPEARL AROUND 1030 PM CDT…

THIS WILL IMPACT THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES…
I-35W BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 6 AND 32…
I-35E BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 371 AND 380.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

IN ADDITION TO TORNADOES…LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS ARE LIKELY
WITH THIS STORM.

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.

Tornado Warning Update Coryell TX Hamilton TX

TXC099-193-160245-
/O.CON.KFWD.TO.W.0015.000000T0000Z-130516T0245Z/
HAMILTON TX-CORYELL TX-
930 PM CDT WED MAY 15 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 945 PM CDT FOR
NORTHWESTERN CORYELL AND SOUTHERN HAMILTON COUNTIES…

AT 928 PM CDT…STORM SPOTTERS REPORTED A FUNNEL CLOUD 7 MILES EAST
OF EVANT…MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH.

IF A TORNADO DEVELOPS…IT WILL BE NEAR…
PURMELA AT 940 PM CDT

IN ADDITION…HAIL TO THE SIZE OF BASEBALLS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

Tornado Warning for Dallas TX Proper

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
930 PM CDT WED MAY 15 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL DALLAS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…

* UNTIL 1015 PM CDT

* AT 930 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR COCKRELL
HILL…MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
DALLAS AROUND 1005 PM CDT…
HUTCHINS AROUND 1010 PM CDT…
BALCH SPRINGS AND MESQUITE AROUND 1015 PM CDT…

THIS WILL IMPACT THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES…
I-35E BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 416 AND 431…
I-20 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 449 AND 460…
I-30 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 26 AND 50…
I-45 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 278 AND 284.

Extremely Dangerous Tornado Headed for Clerburne, TX

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
923 PM CDT WED MAY 15 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL JOHNSON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…

* UNTIL 945 PM CDT

* AT 923 PM CDT…STORM SPOTTERS AND DOPPLER RADAR OBSERVED A TORNADO
NEAR CLEBURNE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH. SPOTTERS REPORTED
THAT THIS IS A MILE WIDE TORNADO…CAPABLE OF INCREDIBLE
DESTRUCTION. THIS TORNADO HAS SHIFTED ITS TRACK AND WAS MOVING
NORTH RIGHT AT THE CITY OF CLEBURNE! IF YOU ARE IN ITS PATH…TAKE
COVER IMMEDIATELY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE!

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
CLEBURNE AROUND 930 PM CDT…
KEENE AND JOSHUA AROUND 945 PM CDT…

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