Tornado spotted in Polk County, no injuries reported

Tornado spotted in Polk County, no injuries reported

EAST TEXAS (KTRE) - The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for the several East Texas counties.

According to NWS  at 3:54 p.m.,  a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Coldspring, or 11 miles southwest of Livingston, moving south at 15 mph.

A tornado warning was issued for Liberty, Polk and San Jacinto counties until 4:30 p.m.

Locations impacted include Shepherd, Coldspring, Lake Livingston State Park, and southern West Livingston.

No injuries were reported, according to the Polk County Sheriff's office.

A Polk County resident spotted a tornado moving through the Livingston area on FM 2457.

NWS issued a flood advisory for Polk County until 5:45 p.m. Locations that will experience flooding include Livingston, Shepherd, Onalaska, Coldspring, Point Blank, Goodrich, Lake Livingston State Park and West Livingston.

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