Weather Update

Severe thunderstorms are possible across much of southern Arkansas, southeast Oklahoma, northeast Texas, and northeast Louisiana from early Friday morning through much of the day Friday.

From the map, it appears our parish is between the “Slight” and “Enhanced” risk regions.

Here is the local forecast from the Shreveport office of the National Weather Service:

Friday – A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Friday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

This hurricane season, Volunteer Louisiana invites you to get involved and get prepared through Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) trainings.  They are offering a FREE two-day Basic CERT training in East Baton Rouge. The training will be on Saturdays, June 25 and July 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You will learn basic disaster preparedness and response skills.

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