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.