EAST TEXAS (KLTV/KTRE) - The SPC, or the Storm Prediction Center, has placed much of East Texas under an ENHANCED Risk for strong to severe thunderstorms during the day on Wednesday. Therefore, a First Alert Weather Day has been declared.
All 4 severe weather risks are possible during the day. Very gusty thunderstorm winds are likely in the stronger storms...nearing 70 mph. Pockets of large hail will be possible. Very heavy rainfall may cause some flash flooding and an isolated tornado or two remain possible.
Please remain Weather Alert during the day, especially from near sunrise until late afternoon when the strongest of the storms should be moving through. A few isolated strong to severe storms will then be possible overnight Wednesday and into Thursday morning as a dry-line moves through. More heavy rainfall will be possible as we head into Friday and Saturday.
Please make sure you have downloaded the KLTV Weather App so that you can stay ahead of the weather over the next several days and in the future. This app is FREE and very helpful during severe weather and everyday life. Click here to download the KLTV app for iPhone or Android. Click here to download the KTRE app for iPhone or Android
Also, Please sign up for First Alert ThunderCall...The Call Before The Storm at kltv.thundercall.com. It is also FREE. We will call you when a warning is issued for your neighborhood...not just your county!