Weather alerts issued by National Weather Service
Thu, 01/11/2018 - 6:23pm Editor
Lake Wind Advisory in effect
Current conditions: NOW... Through 6 PM CST, scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop and move to the Northeast around 25 MPH, in small bands across the Four State Region. Some of the heavier rain will occur across portions of East Texas, Southwest Arkansas, and Northwest Louisiana. Rainfall amounts up to an half inch will be possible.
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central Louisiana, northwest Louisiana, east Texas and northeast Texas. .DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight... Showers and a few isolated thunderstorms will continue this afternoon and evening ahead of a strong cold front and associated upper level disturbance. Brief heavy rainfall and locally gusty winds will be possible in the stronger storms, mainly over portions of Deep East Texas and North Louisiana. Some lingering moisture may remain, as the cold air quickly moves into the region. Cannot rule out a very brief mix of light wintry precipitation during the overnight hours, but no accumulation is expected. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday... Another strong cold front will move through the area Monday afternoon, and isolated areas of light rain will be possible near this frontal zone Monday night over East Texas and North Louisiana. This light rain may transition into a wintry mix along and south of the Interstate 20 corridor, as temperatures cool to near or below freezing, before ending Tuesday morning.
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST FRIDAY... * EVENT....Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. * TIMING...From 7 PM this evening through 12 PM CST Friday. * IMPACT...A rough chop on area lakes will create hazardous boating conditions. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.