NWS Issues Tornado Warning; Storm Located Near Timpson

January 18, 2023 - The National Weather Service, Shreveport LA, issued a Tornado Warning at 11:31am on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Tornado Warning for West central De Soto Parish in northwestern Louisiana... Southeastern Panola County in northeastern Texas... and Northwestern Shelby County in eastern Texas... until 12:15pm CST.

Radar indicated rotation at 11:31am, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Timpson, or 12 miles northwest of Center, moving northeast at 35 mph.

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 Tenaha around 11:40am CST.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Woods, Deadwood, Front and Paxton.


TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or 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.