The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for
Hempstead County in southwestern Arkansas
Sevier County in southwestern Arkansas
Howard County in southwestern Arkansas
Nevada County in southwestern Arkansas
Until 1115 PM CDT.
At 1019 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Grannis to near Nashville to near Halfway, moving south southeast at 35 mph.
HAZARD…70 mph wind gusts.
IMPACT…Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
Locations impacted include…
Hope, De Queen, Nashville, Prescott, Mineral Springs, Dierks, Horatio, Umpire, Lockesburg, Emmet, Blevins, Perrytown, Rosston, Tollette, Washington, Gillham, Ben Lomond, Bodcaw, Bluff City and Corinth.
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IN ARKANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE CLARK COLUMBIA CRAWFORD FRANKLIN GARLAND HEMPSTEAD HOT SPRING HOWARD LAFAYETTE LITTLE RIVER LOGAN MILLER MONTGOMERY NEVADA PIKE POLK SCOTT SEBASTIAN SEVIER YELL