Special Weather Statement: Strong Thunderstorm Over Martinsville Heading NE

April 29, 2021 - The National Weather Service, Shreveport, LA, issued a special weather statement at 11:15pm CDT, Thursday, April 29, 2021. The significant weather advisory is for Northeastern Nacogdoches, Shelby, and Northwestern San Augustine Counties until midnight.

At 11:15pm CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Martinsville, or 11 miles east of Nacogdoches, moving northeast at 45 mph.

Penny size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include Center, Joaquin, Melrose, Patroon, Shelbyville, Martinsville, Bland Lake, Neuville, Appleby, Chireno, Hurstown, James, Jericho, Calgary, Stockman, Arcadia and Jordans Store.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.