Many counties through East Texas are under a Tornado Watch this evening as possible severe storms are expected in our area.

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According to KLTV's Chief Meteorologist Mark Scirto, the Tornado Watch is in effect for all counties along and north of Interstate 20.

When these storms form, the greatest risk in East Texas appears to be strong/gusty winds along with some large hail. Although, the overall risk for flash flooding and isolated tornadoes, remains low at this time,it is still possible.

KLTV