The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch effective until 9 pm for the following Deep East Texas counties:

  • Angelina
  • Nacogdoches
  • Houston
  • Trinity
  • Cherokee
  • Rusk
  • Shelby
  • Sabine
  • San Augustine
  • Polk

Rapidly developing and intensifying storms have been observed in portions of East Texas over the past hour.  Law enforcement personnel confirmed a tornado just west of Lovelady around 2:15 this afternoon.  Even though this storm cell has weakened, other storms continue to develop.

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