Weather Service Warns of Ping Pong Size Hail

April 19, 2020 - The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southeastern Panola County in northeastern Texas, Southeastern Rusk County in northeastern Texas, Northeastern Nacogdoches County in eastern Texas,Shelby County in eastern Texas until 12-noon CDT.

At 1112 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Trawick, or 13 miles north of Nacogdoches, moving east at 55 mph.

HAZARD: Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE:Radar indicated.

IMPACT: People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include Nacogdoches, Center, Tenaha, Timpson, Garrison, Joaquin, Shelbyville, Trawick, Appleby, Mount Enterprise, James, Jericho, Stockman, Lawsonville, Arcadia, Woods and Paxton.


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

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