Deep East Texas under tornado watch until 3 p.m. Sunday
Sun, 04/19/2020 - 11:40am
Flood warning issued for Attoyac River
Hazardous Weather Outlook – Tornado Watch issued for Deep East Texas until 3 p.m. Sunday
Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Shreveport LA This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, north central Louisiana, northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, east Texas and northeast Texas. Today and Tonight... Another widespread severe weather outbreak is likely today through this evening across much of the Four State Region. Very large hail, destructive wind gusts and isolated tornadoes, some long tracked and significant, will be possible. The greatest tornado threat should be across Deep East Texas into all of Northern and Northeast Louisiana, late this morning through the afternoon hours. Another severe weather threat may materialize this evening into the early overnight hours near and north of the Interstate 20 Corridor of Northeast Texas and Northern Louisiana. The threat with this secondary severe weather possibility would be large hail and damaging wind gusts. While very heavy downpours will be possible today, flash flooding should stay confined to flood prone areas with widespread flooding not likely through tonight. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday... Another round of severe weather will be possible late Wednesday through Wednesday Night across the Four State Region. While details are still far from certain at this time, this mid week system is concerning for a large portion of our region with an excessive heavy rainfall threat as well.
...The National Weather Service in Shreveport LA has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Texas... Attoyac Bayou Near Chireno affecting Nacogdoches, Shelby, San Augustine and Rusk Counties. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.