East Texas is now prone to adverse weather conditions which might prevail on Saturday. According to the National Weather Service in Shreveport, East Texas might see tornadoes along with large hail and thunderstorms on Saturday. This will be accompanied by strong winds that will blow up to 70 miles per hour.
The website of the National Weather Service stated that the thunderstorms are likely to happen overr East Texas after the midnight of Friday.
Thunderstorms and hailstorms in East Texas: The most affected areas
Aaron Stevens who is from the National Weather Service in Shreveport stated about 90 percent chances of the severe thunderstorm that will be occurring on Saturday will be in Tyler area. He also stated that Tyler may also witness about a half inch to one inch of rain on the night of Friday.
However, post the thunderstorm and hailstorm, it will again be sunny according to Aaron Stevens.
Mr. Stevens further declared there is going to be a wet week with the next round of storms due on Monday and Tuesday. This next set of thunderstorms will bring about 1 to 1.5 inches of rain.
Strong winds are the primary threat but they do not negate the probability of an isolated tornado according to the weather reports of the hazardous report outlook for Tyler by National Service.
Thunderstorms and hailstorms in East Texas: the main reasons
The main reason for this severe storm is the moisture that is deposited by the Southerly winds from the Gulf. Moreover strong jet stream winds aloft will also play a big role in making the storms cranky.
There is also a probability of localized flooding which is not going to be a big threat for East Texas. This is because the thunderstorm will be moving out pretty quickly.