The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Sabine County.
The tornado warning will expire at 5:30 p.m.
Earlier Tuesday, the National Weather Service issued a thunderstorm warning for Sabine and Shelby Counties.
According to the NWS website, a tornado warning is issued when a tornado is indicated by weather radar, or one is sighted by spotters. As a result, people in the affected area should seek safe shelter immediately.
A tornado warning can be issued without a tornado watch being already in effect, according to the National Weather Service. They are usually issued for a duration of around 30 minutes.
The thunderstorm warning expired at 3:45 p.m.
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