Severe weather forecast for Tuesday
An isolated severe weather threat will exist today across the region,according to the National Weather Service in Shrveport.
A line of severe thunderstorms will move into the area region this evening from the northwest, bringing the threat for damaging winds, hail, isolated tornadoes, and heavy rainfall which may lead to localized flooding, the NWS reported Tuesday morning.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible today across
the region, as a warm front lifts north across the area and an upper level disturbance progresses east. An isolated severe weather threat will exist today, with damaging winds and large hail possible. However, a complex of showers and thunderstorms will develop later this afternoon over Central and Northeast Oklahoma, and quickly shift southeast into Southeast Oklahoma, extreme Northeast Texas, and Southwest Arkansas by mid evening. Some of these storms will become severe, with damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes possible. Heavy rainfall which may lead to localized flooding, will be possible as well, with the line of strong to severe thunderstorms affecting areas along and south of the Interstate 20 corridor of East Texas and North Louisiana after midnight. This thunderstorm complex will exit the region prior to daybreak Wednesday, with the severe threat ending with the departure of these storms.