NWS Weather Alert

NWS Special Weather Statement: Freezing Fog Possible Overnight

January 11, 2021 - At 2:45pm CST Monday, January 11, 2021 the National Weather Service, Shreveport, LA, issued a special weather statement for the following Texas counties: Cherokee, Rusk, Panola, Nacogdoches, Shelby, Angelina, and including the cities of Jacksonville, Rusk, Henderson, Carthage,
Nacogdoches, Center, and Lufkin.

Freezing fog is possible across East Texas and Deep East Texas overnight.

* WHAT... Freezing fog or fog that may result in the development of icy conditions. Visibility below 3 miles is also expected.

NWS Offering Opportunity to Become an Official Skywarn Spotter

November 3, 2020 - The National Weather Service is offering an opportunity to attend a virtual Skywarn spotter presentation and to become an official Skywarn Spotter.

GoToWebinar - Tuesday, November 3rd at 7:00 p.m.
Brandon Thorne will be providing training on how to identify severe weather and report it to the National Weather Service in Shreveport.  Please make sure to register at: NWS Shreveport - Skywarn Spotter Training.

NWS Cancels Hurricane Laura Warning, Issues Tropical Storm Warning

August 27, 2020 - The National Weather Service cancelled the Hurricane Warning for Laura and issued a Tropical Storm warning at 7:27am, Thursday, August 27, 2020.

A Tropical Storm Warning means tropical storm-force winds are expected somewhere within this area within the next 36 hours.

Lastest local forecast: Below tropical storm force wind
- Peak wind forecast of 25-35 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

Significant Weather Advisory Includes Shelby County, Surrounding Areas (Updated 6:30pm)

August 26, 2020 - Significant Weather Advisory for De Soto, Northwestern Red River, and Southwestern Caddo Parishes Southeastern Harrison, Panola, and Shelby Counties until 7:15pm CDT.

At 623 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 8 miles northeast of Mansfield to 7 miles northeast of Logansport to near Shelbyville. Movement was northwest at 40 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.


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