Tornado watches, flood warnings issued for several East Texas counties

Tornado watches, flood warnings issued for several East Texas counties

(KLTV/KTRE) - Tornado watches and other weather warnings have been issued for several East Texas counties.

THIS STORY WILL UPDATE AS NEW ALERTS ARE ISSUED. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR NEW INFORMATION.

The National Weather Service says a tornado watch has been canceled for Smith, Wood, Franklin, Titus, and Camp Counties. A tornado watch is still in effect for Gregg, Upshur, Morris, Cass, Marion, and Harrison until 6 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Harrison and Marion counties through 5:45 p.m.

Flood watches are also in effect for Hopkins and Van Zandt counties through 12 a.m. Sunday.

Flood warnings are in effect through 5:30 p.m. for Camp, Franklin, Morris, Titus, Upshur and Wood counties.

According to the NWS, grounds remain saturated in wake of widespread heavy rains that have already fallen since Tuesday. Flash flooding is expected.

"Some locations that will experience flooding include Mount Pleasant, Gilmer, Mineola, Pittsburg, Winnsboro, Hagansport, Leesburg, Mount Vernon, Daingerfield, Quitman, Lone Star, Naples, Hawkins, Omaha, Cason, Us 259 And I 30 Intersection, Scroggins, Pleasant Grove, Rocky Branch and Hainesville," the NWS says.

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