Severe Thunderstorms can be expected on Friday, March 24th for our area (DeSoto Parish). The National Weather Service has projected isolated severe storms will be possible early Friday before sunrise over southeast Oklahoma, southwest Arkansas, and northeast Texas. Severe storms are likely across the remainder of the area on Friday and will exit the area around midnight. Strong tornadoes, large hail, damaging winds in excess of 74mph, and heavy rainfall are all possible.
DeSoto Parish is currently designated in the ENHANCED RISK area. Depending on the direction and speed at which this storm will be traveling, the conditions we experience could be lessened or worsened. Please pay attention to your local weather stations for the most recent updates, and make sure you have the DeSoto Sheriff App as we will be pushing out that same info to our residents as quickly as possible.