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Tornado Warning


New Event Expired

Start Time

Tue 05/04/2021 12:52 PM EDT

End Time

Tue 05/04/2021 01:15 PM EDT



Storm Location

5 mi S of Knight, LA

Storm Motion

Moving NE at 35 mph


High impact

Tornadoradar indicated

Locations Affected

Ludington, LA ∙ Merryville, LA ∙ Fort Polk South, LA ∙ DeRidder, LA ∙ New Llano, LA ∙ De Ridder Beauregard Parish Airport, LA ∙ Neame, LA ∙ Knight, LA ∙ Rosepine, LA ∙ Evans, LA

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Tornado Warning National Weather Service Lake Charles LA 1152 AM CDT Tue May 4 2021 The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Northwestern Beauregard Parish in southwestern Louisiana... Southwestern Vernon Parish in west central Louisiana... East central Newton County in southeastern Texas... * Until 1215 PM CDT. * At 1148 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Junction, or 7 miles north of Merryville, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...Tornado. 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. * This dangerous storm will be near... Rosepine around 1210 PM CDT. Fort Polk around 1215 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Evans and Pickering. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TAKE COVER NOW! Move to 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. && LAT...LON 3072 9354 3087 9366 3115 9329 3093 9311 TIME...MOT...LOC 1648Z 235DEG 30KT 3086 9351 TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED HAIL...<.75IN