Tornado Watch has been extended until 5am Wednesday morning

A ***TORNADO WATCH*** has now been extended until 5am Wednesday morning for all of our Deep East Texas counties.

Severe storms are currently moving through Houston county, affecting the communities of Grapeland, Latexo, and Crockett.  These severe storms will continue racing eastward at around 30 to 40 mph.

These storms are tornadic in nature and should be taken seriously.

Due to the fast storm motion, make sure you heed the warnings immediately.  The main threats with these storms will be large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes.

Please submit any weather reports of hail, winds, or rain to

Keep it tuned to KTRE-TV 9 and right here at for the latest weather developments. Make sure to view our Storm Tracker Live Streaming Radar and Interactive Radar views so that you can track the storms where you live.