Event: Special Weather Statement
Alert: …SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN HEMPSTEAD…MILLER…LAFAYETTE…SOUTHWESTERN NEVADA…NORTHWESTERN COLUMBIA AND NORTHEASTERN CASS COUNTIES UNTIL 6:00 PM CST…
At 5:11 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Brightstar, or 9 miles northeast of Atlanta, moving northeast at 50 mph.
Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this storm.
Locations impacted include… Atlanta, Stamps, Waldo, Lewisville, Queen City, Fouke, Buckner,
Garland, Bodcaw, Smithland, Ravanna, Genoa, Brightstar, Canfield, Bloomburg, Mount Vernon, Domino, Patmos, Lerch and Falcon.
Instructions: Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.