Shelby County included in tornado watch until 12 a.m. Thursday

Flood warning issued for Sabine River near Logansport through early Saturday

The National Weather on Wednesday afternoon issued a tornado warning for central Nacogdoches County, southwestern Shelby County, north central Angelia County and northwestern San Augustine County until 4:30 p.m.

Later in the afternoon, the NWS extended a tornado watch for East Texas, including Shelby County, until midnight Wedensday.

TORNADO WATCH 135 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 12 a.m. for the following Texas counties: 

ANGELINA             CHEROKEE            GRIMES
HARRISON             HOUSTON             JASPER
NEWTON               PANOLA              POLK
RUSK                 SABINE              SAN AUGUSTINE
SAN JACINTO          SHELBY              TRINITY
TYLER                WALKER
The National Weather Service in Shreveport LA has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Louisiana...Texas...

  Sabine River At Logansport affecting Panola, De Soto and Shelby


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.

For more hydrologic information, copy and paste the following website
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The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  the Sabine River At Logansport.
* From Thursday morning to Saturday evening.
* At 7:45 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 26.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 28 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by late
  Friday morning to a crest of 28.3 feet by late Friday evening.  It
  will then fall below flood stage early Saturday morning.
* Impact...Minor lowland flooding of boat ramps and the park in

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935