Tornado watch outline update by the NWS storm prediction center at Norman, Oklahoma at 5:25 am Wednesday, March 30, 2022.
Tornado watch 75 is in effect until 1:00 pm CDT for DeSoto Parish and a large area of North Central Louisiana, Arkansas, and east Texas.
Earlier on Tuesday the Shreveport office of the National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for most of Northwest Louisiana including Red River Parish.
Showers and thunderstorms will become widespread beginning near sunrise this morning and continuing across the remainder of the region during the day Wednesday before the storms move east of the region Wednesday Evening.
The primary threats associated with these storms will be damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes. Some of these storms could also produce large hail and brief heavy downpours.