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Springtime in north Louisiana often brings floods of pine pollen and thunderstorms. Late tonight into early Thursday, it’s the wet variety Lincoln Parish might once again be facing. The National Weather Service Office in Shreveport says that Lincoln Parish is at a marginal risk for severe weather between Wednesday night and Thursdaymorning, with a low potential for tornadoes but better chances of hail possibly as a big as golf balls and damaging winds as high as 60-70 mph. During a briefing Tuesday afternoon on Facebook live, NWS warning coordination meteorologist Charlie Woodrum said that...

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