First Alert: Heavy rain and stormy weather on tap for the Memorial Day observance weekend

First Alert: Heavy rain and stormy weather on tap for the Memorial Day observance weekend

EAST TEXAS (KTRE) - We have declared this Sunday evening and Memorial Day a First Alert Weather Day(s) for Lufkin, Nacogdoches, and all of Deep East Texas as more wet and stormy weather is on the menu.

A slow moving cool front will help ignite rain and thunderstorms in our part of the state, especially as we transition into Sunday evening and continuing throughout much of the day on Memorial Day.

Some of the rainfall will be heavy in spots, mainly due to the deep moisture and warm temperatures that will be in place.

In addition to the threat for efficient, rain producing thunderstorms, it is not out of the question that a few storms could reach severe limits, with large hail and damaging winds being the main concern.

Therefore, if you have outdoor plans this weekend, make sure you monitor the weather and have some alternate plans ready to go.

As always, one of the best ways to stay on top of the latest weather developments where you live is to have our FREE KTRE First Alert weather app. on both your smart phone and tablet devices.  You can view our interactive radar, get severe weather alerts, and watch our video updates on the go, when you want it, at your convenience, all in the palm of your hand.

If you do not have a smart phone, we also have another FREE service called First Alert ThunderCall.  With ThunderCall you can register as many phones as you would like, and just like the app., you will receive a personal phone call should a tornado, severe thunderstorm, or flash flood warning be issued where you live.  Since we have recently changed providers, I would encourage all of you to re-register your phones so you won't miss the next warning that is issued for your hometown.

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