A tornado watch has been issued for Panola County through 7 p.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said. 

The NWS says tornadoes are possible, along with scattered hail up to line size and scattered wind gusts up to 70 mph.

This story will be updated as needed throughout Saturday.



Carthage native Meredith Shamburger has worked for the Panola Watchman since 2018. Before that, she worked at sister papers in Longview and Marshall; the Dallas Morning News; and The Daily Voice, a hyperlocal news company in Westchester County, New York.