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Significant Weather Advisory for Hempstead and Surrounding Counties

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR

LITTLE RIVER
SOUTHWESTERN HEMPSTEAD
NORTHERN MILLER
SOUTHEASTERN SEVIER
NORTH CENTRAL LAFAYETTE
SOUTH CENTRAL HOWARD
NORTHEASTERN BOWIE COUNTIES

UNTIL 930 AM CDT…

At 842 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 8 miles northeast of Genoa to near Ogden to
near Richmond to 6 miles south of Foreman. Movement was northeast at
25 mph.Pea size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Texarkana, Ashdown, Foreman, Wilton, Fulton, Ogden, Ben Lomond,
Saratoga, Mandeville, Richmond, Oak Grove, McNab, Patmos, Bright
Star, Wallace, Millwood, Hervey, Arden, Homan and Browntown.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle. These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio stations and available television stations for additional information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service

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