Our parish has been spared a tornado thus far in 2022. The National Weather Service in Shreveport issued the latest count for northwest Louisiana, east Texas, southeast Oklahoma and southwest Arkansas at 31. The tornado northeast of Detroit, TX now brings our total to 31 tornadoes so far this year.
DeSoto and Red River parishes have had no tornadoes in 2022. Hardest hit are Natchitoches and Caddo parishes with four tornadoes each. Rusk County in east Texas has had five.