East Texas is headed into peak severe weather season, and our meteorologists are here to track the forecast:

Gregg county storm damage reports as of 4:00 a.m. Sat. Apr. 14:

  • 13 reports of Trees and or power lines blocking roadways.
  • eight alarm calls.
  • three traffic accidents

The Gregg County Emergency Management Coordinator began storm damage assessment on Saturday, according to the Gregg Co. Sheriff's Office.

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11:00 PM (Fri. Apr. 13): According to the Oncor outage map, almost 5,000 people are without power in Smith County, and several others are without power in the surrounding area.

10:52 PM (Fri. Apr. 13): Smith County Emergency Operations has reported several downed trees and power lines. Several portions of the county, from the northeast to the southeast have reported power outages. Multiple accidents have also occurred due to the weather. There are accidents on Interstate 20, on County Roads 2177 and 2180 and 16 and 14.

10:00 PM (Fri. Apr. 13): CDT TORNADO WATCH ISSUED for ANGELINA, BOWIE, BRAZOS, BURLESON, CAMP, CASS, CHEROKEE, FRANKLIN, GREGG, GRIMES, HARDIN, HARRISON, HOUSTON, JASPER, MADISON, MARION, MORRIS, NACOGDOCHES, NEWTON, PANOLA, POLK, RED RIVER, RUSK, SABINE, SAN AUGUSTINE, SAN JACINTO, SHELBY, SMITH, TITUS, TRINITY, TYLER, UPSHUR, WALKER, AND WOOD until 6 am.

10:00 PM CDT FRI APR 13, 2018 The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Smith County in northeastern Texas... Southwestern Franklin County in northeastern Texas... Rusk County in northeastern Texas... Northwestern Nacogdoches County in eastern Texas... Northwestern Angelina County in eastern Texas... Wood County in northeastern Texas... Upshur County in northeastern Texas... Southwestern Camp County in northeastern Texas... Gregg County in northeastern Texas... & Cherokee County in northeastern Texas... Until 11:00 PM CDT

9:38 PM CDT FRI APR 13, 2018 The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Van Zandt County in north central Texas... Eastern Henderson County in central Texas... & Southeastern Rains County in north central Texas... Until 10:45 PM CDT..

9:15 PM CDT FRI APR 13, 2018 The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central Freestone County in central Texas... South central Henderson County in central Texas... Northwestern Anderson County in central Texas... & East central Navarro County in north central Texas Until 10:00 PM CDT..

8:55 PM CDT FRI APR 13, 2018 The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Kaufman County in north central Texas... Southwestern Van Zandt County in north central Texas... & Northwestern Henderson County in central Texas Until 10:00 PM CDT..

1:49 p.m. (Fri. Apr. 13): - TORNADO WATCH issued for Angelina, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Upshur and Wood counties until 10 p.m.

1 p.m. (Fri. Apr. 13): - TORNADO WATCH issued for Anderson, Kaufman, Hopkins, Rains, Van Zandt counties until 10 p.m.