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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Hempstead County

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 2:45 AM CDT for:

Little River County in southwestern Arkansas
Hempstead County in southwestern Arkansas
Northern Miller County in southwestern Arkansas
Sevier County in southwestern Arkansas
Northeastern Lafayette County in southwestern Arkansas
Howard County in southwestern Arkansas
East central Bowie County in northeastern Texas

At 1:43 AM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Gillham to 6 miles west of Ben Lomond to Hooks, moving east at 45 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.
SOURCE…Radar indicated.
IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include…
Texarkana, Hope, De Queen, Wake Village, Ashdown, Nashville, New Boston, Stamps, Lewisville, Mineral Springs, Dierks, Horatio, Umpire, Nash, Hooks, Redwater, Red Lick, Lockesburg, Emmet and Wilton.

HAIL…<.75IN
WIND…60MPH

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. This is a DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing widespread wind damage across portions of southeast Oklahoma. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows!

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