Bad weather expected in Natchitoches Parish area

The National Weather Service in Shreveport issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sunday, March 26 for south central Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, north central Louisiana, northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, east Texas and northeast Texas. A tornado watch was also issued and will remain in effect until 7 pm.

.DAY ONE…Today and tonight.

Showers and thunderstorms will develop this afternoon across portions of deep east Texas and north central Louisiana. Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms can not be ruled out during the afternoon and early evening hours across these areas, with damaging winds and large hail the main threats. These showers and thunderstorms will diminish through the late evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Monday through Saturday.

Showers and thunderstorms look to return to the ArkLaTex overnight Monday into Tuesday, and again late in the week. At this time, no specific hazardous weather is expected.