Severe storms possible tomorrow evening

By Grant Dade - bio | email



It looks as though this system is moving a littler faster than forecast.  This could decrease the amount of severe weather due to clouds moving in faster limiting the instability available for storm.

Spring time warmth has finally moved into the area and although many of us are glad to see it, it does have a downside.  The warmer temperatures we have seen this week will aid in the development of strong to severe storms tomorrow afternoon west of Dallas.  These storms will form into a squall line late tomorrow and race through East Texas during the evening hours.  Right now it appears the main threat from these storms will be large hail and strong gusty winds.  The atmosphere will be conducive for tornadoes tomorrow as well however, the tornado threat looks to be small.  If we have any isolated storms develop out ahead of the squall line, these storms would have a chance to produce tornadoes so we will have to monitor this situation closely.

The best timing as of right now for severe weather is for the storms to enter our western counties late tomorrow afternoon.  The line of storms will probably make their way into the Tyler Longview areas around 7PM, and then exit East Texas around 11PM Saturday.  Stay with your East Texas News Leader for the latest on this developing severe weather event.

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