Heavy storms move through ArkLaTex, causing some damage; at peak of storms, about 11k without power
(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.
KSLA’s First Alert Stormtracker was out and about Monday afternoon as the rain poured down.
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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