St. Francis Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 2:01 AM CDT Jun. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northwestern St. Francis County in eastern Arkansas...
southwestern Cross County in eastern Arkansas...

* until 245 am CDT.

* At 201 am CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over hunter, or 12
miles north of Brinkley, moving east at 15 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...
Forrest City, Wynne, Palestine, Caldwell, Colt, Hawkins, Horton,
Rosenbaum, Slonikers Mill, Four Gums, McElroy, Posey, dodsons
corner, Ellis Chapel, Hamlin and l'angville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.


Lat... Lon 3500 9115 3500 9105 3501 9105 3522 9104
      3532 9083 3495 9077 3495 9115
time... Mot... loc 0701z 262deg 15kt 3505 9113

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph