First Alert: A few severe storms possible Saturday

First Alert: A few severe storms possible Saturday
Timeline of storms on Saturday (Source: KSLA News 12)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A cold front and strong upper-level storm are expected to bring a risk of severe storms to the ArkLaTex on Saturday. A ‘Slight’ risk of severe weather is in place mainly south of I-30.

A 'Slight' risk of severe is in place for most of the ArkLaTex Saturday
A 'Slight' risk of severe is in place for most of the ArkLaTex Saturday (Source: KSLA News 12)

Storms will impact areas around and north of I-30 between 9 a.m. and noon Saturday.

From noon until 3 p.m., storms will be tracking through parts of Northwest Louisiana, including Shreveport and Bossier City, and areas of East Texas from Marshall southward.

Expect storms between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. if you are in areas around the Louisiana parishes of Sabine and Natchitoches.

Timeline of storms on Saturday
Timeline of storms on Saturday (Source: KSLA News 12)

Severe weather is unlikely to be widespread, but some isolated strong storms are possible. Damaging wind gusts and an isolated tornado or two are the main concerns.

A Tornado Watch could be issued for some of the ArkLaTex on Saturday.

Some heavy downpours are likely, but flooding shouldn’t be an issue as storms will quickly move through.

Some small hail is possible but isn’t expected to be large enough to do any significant damage.

Damaging wind and an isolated tornado are the primary storm threats Saturday
Damaging wind and an isolated tornado are the primary storm threats Saturday (Source: KSLA News 12)

Here’s an hour-by-hour look at the storms with Futuretrack as they move through Saturday:

Hour-by-hour look at Futuretrack on Saturday

The KSLA First Alert Weather team will keep you updated on the severe weather threat Saturday. Here’s how you can get the latest information on the storms:

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