Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Hempstead & Nevada Counties

Action Recommended

Take shelter in place or per instructions

Issued By

Shreveport – LA, US, National Weather Service

Affected Area

Hempstead County


The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Hempstead County in southwestern Arkansas… Nevada County in southwestern Arkansas…

Until 815 AM CDT. At 730 AM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Halfway to Okolona to near Blevins to 6 miles northwest of Washington, moving southeast at 50 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include… Hope, Prescott, Emmet, Blevins, Perrytown, Rosston, Washington, Willisville, Bodcaw, Bluff City, White Oak Lake State Park, McCaskill, Ozan, Cale, Oakhaven, Young, Sutton, Waterloo, Falcon and Boughton.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. HAIL THREAT…RADAR INDICATED; MAX HAIL SIZE…<.75 IN; WIND THREAT…RADAR INDICATED; MAX WIND GUST…60 MPH

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