Valentine’s Day Severe Threat
There is an Enhanced Risk for severe weather today along parts of the Texas Gulf Coast. A Tornado Watch will continue for these areas until 1:00 PM CT. There have already been numerous tornado warnings as strong storms continue to push through.
A separate Tornado Watch is in effect to the north and east of the first watch. This includes parts of far eastern Texas and western Louisiana. This is in effect until 3:00 PM CT. Any storms that develop in this area could produce a tornado or two, wind gusts to 70 mph, and hail up to 1″.
The threat for severe storms that could produce damaging wind gusts, large hail, and even a few tornadoes will push eastward into the afternoon and evening. A marginal severe threat will persist into the overnight hours for parts of southwest Louisiana and the Florida panhandle.
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