TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 56
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
810 PM CDT MON MAR 21 2022
TORNADO WATCH 56 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 AM CDT FOR THE
LOUISIANA PARISHES INCLUDED ARE
BOSSIER CADDO DE SOTO
From the DeSoto Sheriff’s office at 7:45 Monday evening:
“We are still monitoring severe storms coming out of Texas toward our area. It is still estimated that we should receive severe weather in DeSoto after midnight tonight. There are currently multiple reports of tornados on the ground in the areas of Rockdale, Caldwell, and areas north and south of those locations.
“We cannot predict at this moment in time if we will receive the same severity, or if it will go north of us. We will be pushing out alerts through the App overnight as needed.
“Remember, after this storm has passed, DeSoto will see a large amount of rain over a very short period. Expect flash flooding in all low-lying areas between 6am and 9am tomorrow morning.“
DeSoto Parish is also under a Flood Watch until 4:00 pm Tuesday and a Wind Advisory until 1:00 am Tuesday.
Here is the local forecast from the National Weather Service in Shreveport:
Tonight-Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Low around 60. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday-Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 73. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
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