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Leesville City Police
Sunday March 26th, 2023 :: 02:47 p.m. CDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:15PM

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Vernon Parish in west central Louisiana...

* Until 315 PM CDT.

* At 246 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Hornbeck, or 10 miles northwest of Anacoco, moving northeast at 55 mph. HAZARD...Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Anacoco and Hornbeck.



A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 700 PM CDT for west central Louisiana. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 700 PM CDT for west central Louisiana.

Leesville City Police
101 West Lee Street
Leesville, LA 71446

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Non-emergencies: 337-238-0331

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Alert Details

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

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