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Special Weather Statement for Hempstead County

Event: Special Weather Statement

Alert: SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL HEMPSTEAD…MILLER…NORTH CENTRAL LAFAYETTE AND NORTHEASTERN CASS COUNTIES UNTIL 3:30 AM CDT… 

At 240 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Queen City, or near Atlanta, moving northeast at 50 mph. 

Penny size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm. 

Locations impacted include…Texarkana, Atlanta, Lewisville, Queen City, Fouke, Garland, Mandeville, Genoa, Brightstar, Mount Pleasant, Bloomburg, Domino, Pleasant Hill, Hervey, Spirit Lake, Homan, Fort Lynn and Piney Grove.

Instructions: This storm 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.

Target Area: Hempstead, Lafayette, Miller

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