WATCH: Selma Under Dusk-to-Dawn Curfew after Tornado

The city of Selma is now under a dusk-to-dawn curfew after a tornado hit western and downtown areas of the city.

Mayor James Perkins, Jr. and other city and county leaders held a news conference this afternoon to update the situation after the tornado hit the city earlier today.

What we learned from the news conference:

  • Dusk-til-dawn curfew is in effect
  • Selma High School will become a shelter. When it opens, the city will make an announcement on Facebook.
  • City Council will declare a local state of emergency
  • No fatalities, but some minor injures have been reported

Crews are working to clear debris from roadways.

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The National Weather Service says a tornado watch was issued at 10:20AM today, which became a warning at 11:32AM. Further notices went out as debris signatures were pinpointed on radar.

The Dallas County EMA says if you have damage to call (334) 874-2595.

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