Numerous severe storms have developed over east and northeast Texas Saturday evening, and this activity could continue late into the night.  A tornado watch is in effect for Angelina, Nacogdoches, Sabine, Shelby, Cherokee, and San Augustine counties until 2 in the morning.  Severe storms with wind gusts up to 70 mph and hail have been commonplace and are expected to continue.

Here are the current weather warnings:

  • THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A  

    * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
    SOUTHWESTERN RUSK COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
    NORTHWESTERN NACOGDOCHES COUNTY IN EASTERN TEXAS...
    SOUTHEASTERN CHEROKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...  

    * UNTIL 1100 PM CDT.  

    * AT 956 PM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SACUL, OR 9
    MILES EAST OF RUSK, MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.  

    HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  

    SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  

    IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
    TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  

    * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
    NACOGDOCHES, RUSK, ALTO, MORRILL, PONTA, SACUL, NEW SALEM,
    DOUGLASS, MINDEN, TRAWICK, CUSHING, MOUNT ENTERPRISE, GALLATIN,
    REKLAW, GLENFAWN, LINWOOD, LILBERT, LOONEYVILLE AND LANEVILLE.

  • THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A  * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
    NORTHERN HOUSTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...

    * UNTIL 1030 PM CDT.

    * AT 945 PM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES WEST OF
    GRAPELAND, OR 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF CROCKETT, MOVING EAST AT 40
    MPH.

    HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.

    SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

    IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.

    * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
    GRAPELAND AND WECHES.

  • THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A  * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
    SOUTHWESTERN DE SOTO PARISH IN NORTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
    SOUTHERN PANOLA COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
    SOUTHEASTERN RUSK COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
    NORTHEASTERN NACOGDOCHES COUNTY IN EASTERN TEXAS...
    SHELBY COUNTY IN EASTERN TEXAS...* UNTIL 1045 PM CDT.

    * AT 939 PM CDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
    EXTENDING FROM JUST SOUTH OF CARTHAGE TO NEAR TENAHA TO NEAR
    MARTINSVILLE, MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

    HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

    SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

    IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
    TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.

    * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
    CENTER, LOGANSPORT, TENAHA, TIMPSON, GARRISON, JOAQUIN,
    SHELBYVILLE, NEUVILLE, APPLEBY, HUXLEY, GARY CITY, LONGSTREET,
    STANLEY, HURSTOWN, JAMES, JERICHO, STOCKMAN, LAWSONVILLE, ARCADIA
    AND DEADWOOD.

  • THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A  * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
    PANOLA COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
    NACOGDOCHES COUNTY IN EASTERN TEXAS...
    SHELBY COUNTY IN EASTERN TEXAS...
    NORTHWESTERN ANGELINA COUNTY IN EASTERN TEXAS...
    SOUTHEASTERN CHEROKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...* UNTIL 1230 AM CDT.* AT 931 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
    HEAVY RAIN ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF
    RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS NORTHERN NACOGDOCHES COUNTY WITH
    THIS HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUING TO SHIFT SOUTH AND EAST. FLASH
    FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
    NACOGDOCHES, CARTHAGE, CENTER, TATUM, ALTO, TENAHA, TIMPSON,
    GARRISON, BECKVILLE, JOAQUIN, WELLS, DEBERRY, MORRILL, MELROSE,
    MARTINSVILLE, NEUVILLE, TRAWICK, POLLOK, SACUL AND SHELBYVILLE.
  • SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
    CENTRAL CHEROKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...  
    * UNTIL 1000 PM CDT.* AT 911 PM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES SOUTH OF
    MAYDELLE, OR 12 MILES SOUTHWEST OF RUSK, MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
    TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
    RUSK, ALTO, MORRILL, REKLAW AND LINWOOD.
  • Severe thunderstorm warning until 9:45 for northern Nacogdoches and western Shelby counties.  Golf ball sized hail and wind gusts to 70 mph could occur in Nacogdoches, Center, Tenaha, Timpson, and Garrison.
  • HIghway 69 reported impassable due to flooding 2 miles north of Rusk
  • Major flooding being reported throughout Cherokee county, travel could be deadly.