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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for North Central Hempstead and Surrounding Counties until 11:15

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... 
Northwestern Little River County in southwestern Arkansas... 
North central Hempstead County in southwestern Arkansas... 
Sevier County in southwestern Arkansas... 
Howard County in southwestern Arkansas... 
McCurtain County in southeastern Oklahoma... 
Northwestern Bowie County in northeastern Texas... 
Red River County in northeastern Texas... 
 
* Until 1115 PM CDT. 
 
* At 1025 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Albert Pike Recreation Area to 7 miles northeast of Manchester, moving southeast at 60 mph. 

HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. 
SOURCE...Radar indicated. 
IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes,roofs, and outbuildings. 
 
Locations impacted include... 
De Queen, Nashville, Clarksville, Mineral Springs, Dierks, Horatio, Foreman, Umpire, Idabel, Broken Bow, Bogata, Lockesburg, Winthrop, Gillham, Ben Lomond, Corinth, Arkinda, Athens, Center Point and Bagwell. 

HAIL...1.00IN 
WIND...70MPH

Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. Although a tornado is not immediately likely, if one is spotted, act quickly and move to a place of safety inside a sturdy structure such as a basement or small interior room. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Target Area:
Hempstead
Howard
Little River
Sevier

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