Tornado Emergency for the City of Coushatta, Louisiana

| April 6, 2018 @ 7:45 pm

A large and extremely dangerous tornado is hitting Coushatta, Lousiana right now, which is east of I-49 and southeast of Shreveport. There is a PDS or Particularly Dangerous Situation tornado warning in effect for DeSoto and Red River parishes.

…TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR THE CITY OF COUSHATTA…

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT FOR EAST
CENTRAL DE SOTO AND CENTRAL RED RIVER PARISHES…

At 738 PM CDT, a confirmed large and destructive tornado was located
near Coushatta, or 16 miles east of Mansfield, moving east at 25 mph.

TORNADO EMERGENCY for Coushatta. This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS
SITUATION. TAKE COVER NOW!

HAZARD…Deadly tornado.

SOURCE…Radar confirmed tornado.

IMPACT…You are in a life-threatening situation. Flying debris may
be deadly to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes
will be destroyed. Considerable damage to homes,
businesses, and vehicles is likely and complete destruction
is possible.

Locations impacted include…
Coushatta, Edgefield, Grand Bayou and Armistead.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

To repeat, a large, extremely dangerous, and potentially deadly
tornado is on the ground. To protect your life, TAKE COVER NOW! Move
to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid
windows. If in a mobile home, a vehicle or outdoors, move to the
closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not
wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!

A large and extremely dangerous tornado is on the ground. take
immediate tornado precautions. this is an emergency situation.

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