Special Weather Statement issued until 5 p.m.

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
416 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016
…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN LAFAYETTE…SOUTHERN
LITTLE RIVER…SOUTHEASTERN HOWARD…MILLER…SOUTHEASTERN SEVIER…
SOUTHWESTERN HEMPSTEAD AND SOUTHEASTERN BOWIE COUNTIES UNTIL 500 PM
CDT…

AT 415 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR FULTON…OR 13 MILES NORTHEAST OF TEXARKANA…MOVING SOUTHWEST
AT 10 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

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LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
TEXARKANA…WAKE VILLAGE…ASHDOWN…STAMPS…LEWISVILLE…
MINERAL SPRINGS…NASH…HOOKS…RED LICK…FOUKE…WILTON…
GARLAND…TOLLETTE…FULTON…OGDEN…RICHMOND…BRIGHTSTAR…
SARATOGA…MANDEVILLE AND GENOA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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