Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Hempstead and Surrounding Counties

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…

Little River County in southwestern Arkansas… Central Hempstead County in southwestern Arkansas… Southeastern Sevier County in southwestern Arkansas… Southeastern Howard County in southwestern Arkansas… Northwestern Nevada County in southwestern Arkansas… Southeastern McCurtain County in southeastern Oklahoma…

Until 1000 PM CDT.

At 9:21 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Horatio to Winthrop to near Arkinda, moving east at 40 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… Ashdown, Nashville, Mineral Springs, Foreman, Lockesburg, Wilton, Blevins, Tollette, Fulton, Winthrop, Washington, Ben Lomond, Saratoga, Oak Grove, McCaskill, Ozan, McNab, Oakhaven, Bright Star and Silver Ridge.


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