SHREVEPORT, La. - Get out and enjoy your weekend. Tropical Storm Claudette shouldn't spoil things for the Arklatex. Unfortunately, we can't say the same for our neighbors to the east.
Claudette formed Saturday morning along the Gulf Coast, about 45 miles southwest of New Orleans, the National Hurricane Center announced in a 4 a.m. advisory. The tropical system is spreading storms and gusty winds throughout southern Alabama and into the panhandle of Florida.
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In the ArkLaTex, we can expect hot, dry weather. A pop-up shower can't be ruled out. The chances of rain increase on Monday with an approaching front. Until then, Father’s Day weekend is looking pretty quiet.
It's easy to be weather-wise. Keep up with all of the very latest weather developments with the MEGA 3 StormTeam. Joe Haynes, Brian Fowler and Patrick Dennis are always on stand-by to help you ride out the storm and keep you and your family safe. You'll also want to arm yourself with the MEGA 3 StormTeam app available for Apple and Android devices. When necessary, look for LIVE coverage on all of your KTBS 3 Now connected devices including KTBS 3.2 and ktbs.com.
Also, use #ktbswx on social media to report damage, flooding or post images and video. Please remember, SAFETY FIRST.