Some storms could be popping up across the Arklatex this morning.

A severe thunderstorm watch for our area has been narrowed to fewer parishes.

Here's the most recent statement from the National Weather Service:

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 81
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
634 AM CDT THU APR 18 2019

LAC031-085-119-TXC403-181400-
/O.CON.KSHV.SV.A.0081.000000T0000Z-190418T1400Z/

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 81 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS
MORNING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN LOUISIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 3 PARISHES

IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA

DE SOTO               SABINE                WEBSTER

IN TEXAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY

IN NORTHEAST TEXAS

SABINE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF HEMPHILL, LOGANSPORT, MANSFIELD,
MANY, MINDEN, PINELAND, PLEASANT HILL, SPRINGHILL, STONEWALL,
AND ZWOLLE.
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Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include... Shreveport, Bossier City, Marshall, Mansfield, Greenwood, Blanchard, Waskom, Benton, Stonewall, Logansport, Joaquin, Mooringsport, Deberry, Elysian Fields, Fosters, Scottsville, South Mansfield, Keachi, Grand Cane and Longstreet.

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for much of the region until 9am. Here are the details on the watch:

 

 

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 81 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS
MORNING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ARKANSAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS

COLUMBIA              HEMPSTEAD             HOWARD
LAFAYETTE             LITTLE RIVER          MILLER
NEVADA                SEVIER

IN LOUISIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 5 PARISHES

IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA

BOSSIER               CADDO                 DE SOTO
SABINE                WEBSTER

IN TEXAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 17 COUNTIES

IN NORTHEAST TEXAS

ANGELINA              BOWIE                 CAMP
CASS                  CHEROKEE              GREGG
HARRISON              MARION                MORRIS
NACOGDOCHES           PANOLA                RUSK
SABINE                SAN AUGUSTINE         SHELBY
SMITH                 UPSHUR

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ASHDOWN, ATLANTA, BIG SANDY,
BOSSIER CITY, BRADLEY, CARTHAGE, CENTER, DAINGERFIELD, DE QUEEN,
DIERKS, GILMER, HEMPHILL, HENDERSON, HOPE, HUGHES SPRINGS,
JACKSONVILLE, JEFFERSON, LEWISVILLE, LINDEN, LOGANSPORT,
LONE STAR, LONGVIEW, LUFKIN, MAGNOLIA, MANSFIELD, MANY, MARSHALL,
MINDEN, MINERAL SPRINGS, NACOGDOCHES, NAPLES, NASHVILLE, OMAHA,
PINELAND, PITTSBURG, PLEASANT HILL, PRESCOTT, QUEEN CITY, RUSK,
SAN AUGUSTINE, SHREVEPORT, SPRINGHILL, STAMPS, STONEWALL,
TEXARKANA, TEXARKANA, TYLER, AND ZWOLLE.