Tornado Watch

Red River Parish is included in a Tornado Watch issued by the National Weather Service Office in Shreveport until 8:00 am.  There is also a Flash Flood Watch in effect.  Here is the statement from the weather service:

Tornado Watch 59 is in effect until 8 AM CDT. A Flood Watch is in
effect until 4 PM CDT Tuesday.

A line of thunderstorms is expected to become somewhat stationary
across the area tonight. Some of the storms could be severe.
Tornadoes, large hail, and damaging winds will be possible. As the
storms stall and train over the same areas, widespread rainfall
totals of 2 to 4 inches will be possible with locally higher amounts
of 6 inches or more. Therefore, a Flood Watch is in effect until 4
PM CDT this afternoon.


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