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Tornado Warning for Hempstead, Nevada and Surrounding Counties

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Tornado Warning Until 12:30 AM CDT for:
Southeastern Little River County in southwestern Arkansas
Southern Hempstead County in southwestern Arkansas
Northwestern Miller County in southwestern Arkansas
Nevada County in southwestern Arkansas

At 11:40 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Ogden, or 8 miles east of Ashdown, moving east at 85 mph.

HAZARD…Tornado and ping pong ball size hail.
SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

This dangerous storm will be near:
Fulton around 11:45 PM CDT.
Washington around 11:50 PM CDT.
Hope around 11:55 PM CDT.
Emmet and Perrytown around 12:00 AM CDT.
Bluff City and White Oak Lake State Park around 12:15 AM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Bright Star, Young, Sutton, Cale, Waterloo, Mount Moriah, McNab, Millwood, Morris and Oakhaven.

TORNADO…RADAR INDICATED
HAIL…1.50IN

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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