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.
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.