Tornado Watch – Special Weather Statement

DeSoto Parish remains under a Tornado Watch until 8:00 am this morning.

The National Weather Service Office in Shreveport issued a special weather statement at 4:09 am.

De Soto LA-Sabine LA-Panola TX-Shelby TX-
409 AM CDT Tue Mar 22 2022

...Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of western De Soto and
northwestern Sabine Parishes, southeastern Panola and eastern Shelby
Counties through 445 AM CDT...

At 409 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Joaquin to 7 miles north of Shelbyville to
near San Augustine. Movement was northeast at 45 mph.

HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 mph.

Below is the roads that are flooded from the Sheriff's Office social media pages: