LIVE BLOG: Severe weather is coming to East Texas!

Reagan Roy, Sam Searles, Lidia Herrera, Zak Wellerman

4:03 p.m. CDT on April 12, 2022

10:31 a.m. CDT May 24, 2022

TYLER, Texas – Most of East Texas is watching the severe weather potential From Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning.

A line of showers and thunderstorms will develop toward the Dallas-Fort Worth area Tuesday evening and move across eastern Texas overnight.

Around midnight we should see the leading edge of showers and thunderstorms arriving in the region. Overnight, the main threats will be damaging wind gusts and flash flooding.

By sunrise, most of the rain will be gone, but Deep East Texas will have some showers and storms to contend with. The rain-chilled air will be a nice change of pace from our humid mornings. Temperatures will be in the low 60s.

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7:35 a.m.: The NWS has upgraded the East Texas severe weather risk to ENHANCED. This means that many severe storms are possible. They will be more persistent and/or widespread and some could be intense.

3h15: The following counties are under flood watch until Thursday, May 26 at 7 a.m.:

  • Angelina
  • Bowie
  • Camp
  • cass
  • Cherokee
  • franklin
  • Gregg
  • Harrisson
  • marion
  • Morris
  • Nacogdoches
  • Panola
  • red river
  • Rusk
  • Sabine
  • Saint Augustin
  • Shelby
  • Black-smith
  • Titus
  • Upshur
  • Drink

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