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Leesville City Police
Friday November 11th, 2022 :: 05:00 p.m. CST

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:45PM

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Western Vernon Parish in west central Louisiana... Northeastern Newton County in southeastern Texas...

* Until 545 PM CST.

* At 459 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm was located near Burkeville, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Leesville, Rosepine, Anacoco, Toledo Bend Dam, Burkeville, Fort Polk, New Llano, Farrsville, Burr Ferry, Mayflower, Wiergate, Evans and Pickering.

* AFFECTED AREAS: VERNON, LA ... NEWTON, TX

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Prepare immediately for large hail and deadly cloud to ground lightning. Seek shelter inside a well-built structure. Stay away from windows.

Address/Location
Leesville City Police
101 West Lee Street
Leesville, LA 71446

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 337-238-0331

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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