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Heavy storms move through ArkLaTex, causing some damage; at peak of storms, about 11k without power

Severe weather on Monday, June 7, 2021 caused this tree to fall near the intersection of E...
Severe weather on Monday, June 7, 2021 caused this tree to fall near the intersection of E Kingston Road and Shady Lane.(KSLA)
Published: Jun. 7, 2021 at 4:33 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 7, 2021 at 11:00 PM CDT
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(KSLA) — A line of heavy storms moved across the ArkLaTex on Monday, June 7, causing some damage in the region.

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued around 3:30 p.m. for Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto and Webster parishes. Another warning was issued about an hour later for Claiborne and Union parishes.

KSLA News 12 crews went out to East Kingston Road near Shady Lane, where a large tree fell, blocking the road.

Severe weather on Monday, June 7, 2021 caused this tree to fall near the intersection of E...
Severe weather on Monday, June 7, 2021 caused this tree to fall near the intersection of E Kingston Road and Shady Lane.(KSLA)
Severe weather on Monday, June 7, 2021 caused this tree to fall near the intersection of E...
Severe weather on Monday, June 7, 2021 caused this tree to fall near the intersection of E Kingston Road and Shady Lane.(KSLA)

KSLA’s First Alert Stormtracker was out and about Monday afternoon as the rain poured down.

LIVE from the KSLA First Alert Stormtracker

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Posted by KSLA News 12 on Monday, June 7, 2021

The heavy rainfall caused problems for some motorists.

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, SWEPCO was reporting about 11,000 customers in the area without power. Check their outage map here.

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