Texarkana area under multiple weather watches and warnings

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Bowie and Miller Counties are under numerous weather watches and warnings. Severe weather, flooding warnings, and tornado watches are all active. See the full list below.

Tornado Watch until 10 p.m. Monday.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 212 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS
IN ARKANSAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES
IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS
HOWARD LITTLE RIVER MILLER SEVIER
IN OKLAHOMA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY
IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA
MCCURTAIN
IN TEXAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 20 COUNTIES
IN NORTHEAST TEXAS
ANGELINA BOWIE CAMP CASS CHEROKEE FRANKLIN GREGG HARRISON MARION MORRIS NACOGDOCHES PANOLA RED RIVER RUSK SAN AUGUSTINE SHELBY SMITH TITUS UPSHUR WOOD
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF… ASHDOWN… ATLANTA… BIG SANDY… BOGATA… BROKEN BOW… CARTHAGE… CENTER… CLARKSVILLE… DAINGERFIELD… DE QUEEN… DIERKS… GILMER… HAWKINS… HENDERSON… HUGHES SPRINGS… IDABEL… JACKSONVILLE… JEFFERSON… LINDEN… LONE STAR… LONGVIEW… LUFKIN… MARSHALL… MINEOLA… MINERAL SPRINGS… MOUNT PLEASANT… MOUNT VERNON… NACOGDOCHES… NAPLES… NASHVILLE… OMAHA… PITTSBURG… QUEEN CITY… QUITMAN… RUSK… SAN AUGUSTINE… TEXARKANA… TEXARKANA… TYLER AND WINNSBORO.

Severe Thunder Storm Watches

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHEASTERN MCCURTAIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA… NORTHWESTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS… CAMP COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS… UPSHUR COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS… WOOD COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS… TITUS COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS… MORRIS COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS… WESTERN CASS COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS… NORTHERN SMITH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS… WESTERN BOWIE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS… SOUTHERN RED RIVER COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS… FRANKLIN COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…
* UNTIL 530 PM CDT
* AT 446 PM CDT… SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF COOPER TO 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF COMO TO NEAR CANTON… MOVING EAST AT 85 MPH.
HAZARD… 60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.
SOURCE… RADAR INDICATED.
IMPACT… HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS… SIDING AND TREES.
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… MOUNT PLEASANT… GLADEWATER… GILMER… MINEOLA… PITTSBURG… WINNSBORO… BOXELDER… LEESBURG… HAGANSPORT… LINDALE… MOUNT VERNON… DAINGERFIELD… QUITMAN… HUGHES SPRINGS… DE KALB… LONE STAR… NAPLES… BIG SANDY… HAWKINS AND BOGATA.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY… IF ONE IS SPOTTED… ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE… SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS… AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.
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A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHEASTERN TEXAS.
HAIL… 1.00IN WIND… 60MPH

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHERN MCCURTAIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA… NORTHWESTERN BOWIE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS… CENTRAL RED RIVER COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS…
* UNTIL 600 PM CDT
* AT 514 PM CDT… SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR MANCHESTER TO NEAR BAGWELL TO DEPORT… MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.
HAZARD… 60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.
SOURCE… RADAR INDICATED.
IMPACT… HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS… SIDING AND TREES.
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… CLARKSVILLE… BAGWELL… MANCHESTER… DETROIT… ANNONA… HAWORTH… KIOMATIA… WOODLAND… NEGLEY… BOKHOMA… MOON… TOM… HARRIS… SHINEWELL… BRYARLY… ALBION… ENGLISH… AMERICA… KANAWHA AND SILVER CITY.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY… IF ONE IS SPOTTED… ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE… SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.
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A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHEASTERN TEXAS.
HAIL… 1.00IN WIND… 60MPH

Flash Flood Watch Through 7 a.m. Tuesday

… FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 AM CDT TUESDAY MORNING…
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS… LOUISIANA… SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS… INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS… IN ARKANSAS… COLUMBIA… HEMPSTEAD… HOWARD… LAFAYETTE… LITTLE RIVER… MILLER… NEVADA… SEVIER AND UNION. IN LOUISIANA… BIENVILLE… BOSSIER… CADDO… CALDWELL… CLAIBORNE… DE SOTO… GRANT… JACKSON… LA SALLE… LINCOLN… NATCHITOCHES… OUACHITA… RED RIVER… SABINE… UNION… WEBSTER AND WINN. IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA… MCCURTAIN. IN TEXAS… ANGELINA… BOWIE… CAMP… CASS… CHEROKEE… FRANKLIN… GREGG… HARRISON… MARION… MORRIS… NACOGDOCHES… PANOLA… RED RIVER… RUSK… SABINE… SAN AUGUSTINE… SHELBY… SMITH… TITUS… UPSHUR AND WOOD.
* THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING 7 AM CDT
* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THROUGH TONIGHT OVER MOST OF THE FOUR STATE REGION AHEAD OF A STRONG UPPER LEVEL TOUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OCCUR WITH THE STORMS WITH A DEEP AND RICH SUPPLY OF UNSTABLE AIR FRESH OFF THE GULF OF MEXICO. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES EXPECTED… WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS TO NEAR FIVE INCHES. THE SOILS HAVE BEEN NEAR SATURATION WITH RECENT RAINFALL… AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY RUNOFF RESULTING IN FLASH FLOODING AND FLOODING OF DRAINAGE SYSTEMS.
* LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS… ESPECIALLY IN THE VICINITY OF RAPIDLY RISING CREEKS AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL… WILL BE MOST PRONE TO FLASH FLOODING.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. DO NOT CROSS MOVING WATER ON ROADWAYS… BRIDGES… AND AT LOW WATER CROSSINGS. ROAD SURFACES AND CULVERTS CAN BE WASHED OUT.
TURN AROUND… DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES ATTEMPTING TO CROSS IN HIGH WATER.

Flood Warning at Index Bridge

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE RED RIVER AT INDEX, ARKANSAS. * FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE… OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELED. * AT 800 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.7 FEET. * MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FLOOD STAGE IS 25 FEET. * FORECAST… RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 27.0 FEET BY FRIDAY MORNING. * IMPACT… AT 27.0 FEET… GENERAL INUNDATION OF FARM AND GRAZING LOWLANDS WILL OCCUR. RANCHERS SHOULD HAVE COMPLETED EVACUATION OF CATTLE AND EQUIPMENT TO HIGHER GROUND. EXPECT COMPLETELY FLOODED CONDITIONS BETWEEN LEVEE SYSTEMS.

Flood Warning at Pecan Point

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE RED RIVER NEAR DEKALB, TEXAS AT PECAN POINT. * UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE… OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELED. * AT 800 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 31.0 FEET. * MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FLOOD STAGE IS 24 FEET. * FORECAST… THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 33.5 FEET BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING. * IMPACT… AT 33.0 FEET… THE APPROACHES TO THE U.S. HIGHWAY 259 BRIDGE INUNDATE. SOME TEN THOUSAND ACRES WILL FLOOD SEVERELY. COMPLETE EVACUATION OF LIVESTOCK IS ENCOURAGED. THE U.S. HIGHWAY 259 BRIDGE WILL VERY LIKELY BE CLOSED. IN ADDITION, TEXAS HIGHWAY 37, THAT RUNS FROM CLARKSVILLE, TEXAS TO WRIGHT, OKLAHOMA, AND TEXAS HIGHWAY 8, THAT RUNS FROM NEW BOSTON, TEXAS TO CRITTON RIDGE, ARKANSAS, WILL LIKELY BE CLOSED.

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