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Tornado sightings reported in Douglass area

EAST TEXAS (KTRE) -

Tornado sightings have been reported in Nacogdoches County, along FM 225 between Douglass and Cushing, according to the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office.

National Weather Service reports trees are down in the Mount Enterprise area, though a dispatcher with the Rusk County Sheriff's Office said no damage has been reported.

No damage has been reported in the area, though a tornado reportedly touched down two miles off of County Road 914, according to the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office Twitter page.

A tornado warning is in effect until 3:15 p.m. for the counties of Shelby, Panola and Rusk.

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, has issued a **TORNADO WATCH** in effect until 6pm this evening for Angelina, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, and Trinity counties.

A watch means conditions are favorable for severe weather in and close to the watch area throughout the course of the afternoon.

A strong low pressure system will spark showers and thunderstorms across East Texas as we head through the afternoon hours.  Some of the storms could turn severe, capable of producing isolated tornadoes, and damaging winds in excess of 50 mph.

To stay on top of any weather changes throughout the day, please head to our StormTracker Weather Center.  It is there where you can view our live streaming radar for any storms that move in later this afternoon.  If you would like to take over the controls and zoom down to your local streets, please try our Interactive Radar.

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