Deep East Texas under tornado watch until 3 p.m. Sunday

Flood warning issued for Attoyac River

Hazardous Weather Outlook – Tornado Watch issued for Deep East Texas until 3 p.m. Sunday

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for, Southern De Soto Parish in northwestern Louisiana, Northwestern Sabine Parish in northwestern Louisiana, Eastern Nacogdoches County in eastern Texas, Central Shelby County in eastern Texas, North central San Augustine County in eastern Texas until 11:15 AM CDT.

At 10:33am CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Neuville, or 7 miles south of Center, moving northeast at 65 mph.

 HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE: Radar indicated.

IMPACT: Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include Center, Mansfield, Logansport, Converse, Shelbyville, Neuville, Huxley, South Mansfield, Grand Cane, Stanley, Carmel, Hurstown, James, Jericho, Pelican, Arcadia and Rambin.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 3pm CDT for northwestern Louisiana and eastern Texas.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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.

Flood Warning

...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.
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.

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935