Flash Flood Warning in effect until 9:15 and Tornado Watch until 10 p.m.
UPDATE 6:11 P.M. -THE SIRENS HAVE STOPPED AND THE THREAT OF TORNADO IN THE TEXARKANA AREA HAS PASSED FOR NOW. Reports of flooded roads across the Texarkana area so use caution if out driving.
SIRENS ARE SOUNDING IN TEXARKANA, TEXAS. Tornado Warning extended until 6:15 P.M. Take cover now! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors… in a Mobile home… or in a vehicle… move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR QUEEN CITY…OR 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF ATLANTA… MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.
Flash Flood Warning in Texarkana area until midnight.
Latest Radar Update
local Storm Report by NWS SHV: N Jefferson [Marion Co, TX] fire dept/rescue reports TSTM WND DMG at 05:45 PM CST — fm 1793 to fm 134
Pittsburg [Camp Co, TX] fire dept/rescue reports TSTM WND DMG at 02:25 PM CST — tree on house 1.5 miles west of bettie… texas… fire and rescue reported… trees snapped and uprooted
Local Storm Report by NWS SHV: New London [Rusk Co, TX] emergency mngr reports FLASH FLOOD at 05:48 PM CST — flooding on cr 136 and cr 138 .