National Weather Service issues tornado warning for Lavaca County

LAVACA COUNTY – The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for residents of north central Lavaca County until 10:15 a.m.

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located in Hallettsville at approximately 9:37 a.m. and is moving east at 10 mph, according to the NWS.

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The Doppler radar is indicating rotation.

Hallettsville and Vsetin could see quarter size hail. 

Flying debris can be dangerous to anyone caught outside without shelter. Mobile homes could be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur during a tornado. Tree damage is likely, according to the NWS.

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