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Jun 27, 2014 3:36 PM

UPDATE: Two Tornado Warning Areas

Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service out of Lake Charles
2:35 p.m. CDT Fri Jun 27 2014

TWO TORNADO WARNING AREAS:

SW Jeff Davis Parish Bell City and Lacassine
SE Calcasieu Iowa and Hayes

A tornado warning remains in effect until 3:00 pm CDT for Central.

Jefferson Davis Parish...at 153 pm cdt...the public continues to report a tornado. This
tornado was located near Thornwell..moving north at 20 mph. A tornado has been confirmed with this storm. Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to Welsh...Roanoke...Pine Island and Hathaway.

Precautionary/Preparedness actions...the safest place to be during a tornado is in the interior hallway or a room such as a closet on the lowest level of a sturdy building. Use blankets or pillows to cover your body and always stay away from windows.

If you are inside a mobile home or vehicle...evacuate them immediately and seek shelter inside a sturdy building. as a last resort...seek shelter in a culvert...ditch or low spot and cover your head with your hands.

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