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Storm damage reported in the ArkLaTex

One home destroyed; roofs ripped off others; vehicle windows shattered; trees downed
Trees were downed throughout Red River Parish, including across Louisiana Highway 514 west of...
Trees were downed throughout Red River Parish, including across Louisiana Highway 514 west of Hall Summit, during thunderstorms the afternoon and evening of May 10, 2021.(Source: KSLA News 12 viewer)
Updated: May. 10, 2021 at 11:22 PM CDT
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(KSLA) — Major damage is being reported as a result of storms that raked across the ArkLaTex the afternoon and evening of Monday, May 10.

Storm damage from Hall Summit, LA.

Posted by KSLA First Alert Weather Team on Monday, May 10, 2021

One home was destroyed, roofs were ripped off others, vehicles and utility poles were damaged and trees were downed in Red River Parish, a law officer there told KSLA News 12.

KSLA News 12 viewer Andrea Claiborne says hail knocked out car windows in the Caspiana area of Caddo Parish during...

Posted by KSLA News 12 on Monday, May 10, 2021

KSLA News 12 also has been advised that there’s damage to houses and trees along Louisiana Highway 514 west of Hall Summit.

The KSLA First Alert Weather Team’s velocity tracker showed a possible tornado or strong winds moved through that area.

Checking in on Hall Summit in Red River Parish. Hearing about substantial damage in the area. We saw some strong wind...

Posted by KSLA First Alert Weather Team on Monday, May 10, 2021

And the National Weather Service office in Shreveport reports that one-inch hail fell there about 4:29 p.m.

The Weather Service also says there have been reports of thunderstorm wind damage at the same time three miles southwest of Hall Summit.

Radar view and damage report as severe storm moved through Hall Summit in Red River Parish. If you can safely take pictures of the damage share them with us here: ksla.com/community/user-content

Posted by KSLA First Alert Weather Team on Monday, May 10, 2021

Trees are down throughout Red River Parish, including along Highway 71, Highway 371, Louisiana Highway 783, LA 514 and Spring Hill Church Road. Power lines are down and utility poles have been damaged.

To the north, KSLA News 12 viewer Andrea Claiborne says hail knocked out car windows in the Caspiana area of Caddo Parish.

Hail estimated to be the size of a half dollar or larger damaged the windshields and windows on vehicles at the Red River Lock and Dam #5 site south of Caspiana about 4:17 p.m., according to a report by the Weather Service.

Hail reports in the #Shreveport area peas Jefferson Paige Rd; nickels 2 miles S of airport, did you get hail? If so where, when and what size relative to a coin? #lawx

Posted by US National Weather Service Shreveport Louisiana on Monday, May 10, 2021

As of 11 p.m. Monday, SWEPCO was reporting 1,820 of its customers still without electricity:

ARKANSAS: 701

  • Sevier County: 701

LOUISIANA: 1,013

  • Bienville: 193
  • Bossier: 38
  • Caddo: 492
  • DeSoto: 35
  • Grant: fewer than 5
  • Natchitoches: fewer than 5
  • Red River: 250
  • Sabine: fewer than 5

TEXAS: 1,913

  • Camp: 73
  • Cass: 11
  • Franklin: fewer than 5
  • Gregg: 1,809
  • Harrison: fewer than 5
  • Upshur: 7
  • Wood: 5

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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