The Shreveport office of the National Weather Service issued an alert to possible severe weather beginning later today.
The Weather Service said, “There will be a significant risk for our Four State Area to see Severe Thunderstorms beginning late Friday Afternoon and continuing all evening, and into the early overnight hours. Damaging winds from bow echoes along with some tornadoes will be the main threats. Also, some with large hail and heavy rainfall will be possible. If Thunder roars, go indoors.
According to the map, our parish is in the Slight Risk area. Here is the local forecast:
Friday – A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4:00 pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night – Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7:00 pm. Some of the storms could be severe.
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