4.7.21 severe weather

Storm Prediction Center

SHREVEPORT, La. - Severe storms could develop and move across the ArkLaTex Wednesday afternoon.  The risk is Enhanced according to the Storm Prediction Center.  Large hail, damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and heavy downpours are possible.

Forecast Rain Amounts for Wednesday

Rain amounts could get close to two inches in some of the heavier downpours.

Here is the forecast timeline:

Noon Wednesday Forecast

Storms begin developing along a cold front in east Texas around noon Wednesday.

3 p.m. Wednesday Forecast

By the middle part of the afternoon, strong to severe storms are forecast from Toledo Bend into east Texas through northwest Louisiana up into Arkansas.

5 p.m. Wednesday Forecast

At 5 p.m., storms are expected from Toledo Bend through north Louisiana into south Arkansas.

7 p.m. Wednesday Forecast

Storm are forecast to exit the area by early evening.

10 p.m. Wednesday Forecast

Clearing and cooler weather is expected late Wednesday evening.

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