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Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect For Hempstead and Surrounding Counties


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… 

Until 715 PM CDT

At 624 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles east of Gillham, or 9 miles southwest of Umpire, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. 

* Locations impacted include… De Queen, Nashville, Mineral Springs, Dierks, Horatio, Umpire, Lockesburg, Winthrop, Gillham, Ben Lomond, Corinth, Center Point, Athens, Oak Grove, Silver Ridge, Geneva, Central, Muddy Fork, Provo and West Line. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. && HAIL…1.00IN; WIND…60MPH

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN ARKANSAS

THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 COUNTIES IN SOUTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS

UNION IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS

COLUMBIA              HEMPSTEAD             HOWARD LAFAYETTE             NEVADA

IN LOUISIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 PARISHES IN NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA LINCOLN               UNION IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA BOSSIER               CADDO                 CLAIBORNE WEBSTER

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF BERNICE, BOSSIER CITY, BRADLEY, DIERKS, EL DORADO, FARMERVILLE, HAYNESVILLE, HOMER, HOPE, LEWISVILLE, MAGNOLIA, MINDEN, MINERAL SPRINGS, NASHVILLE, PRESCOTT, RUSTON, SHREVEPORT, SPRINGHILL, AND STAMPS.

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