Arkansas Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 11:33 PM CDT Jul. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until midnight CDT
for central Arkansas County...

At 1133 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near De Witt to 7 miles northwest of Gillett, moving
southeast at 25 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include...
Gillett... Merrisach Lake...
trusten Holder wma... De Witt...
Arkansas Post... de Luce...
Lodge Corner... Weber...
Tichnor...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3409 9115 3409 9117 3407 9119 3403 9120
      3399 9116 3397 9121 3398 9123 3396 9125
      3397 9129 3395 9135 3396 9136 3400 9132
      3400 9135 3398 9139 3402 9143 3413 9144
      3413 9150 3433 9156 3441 9129 3413 9111
time... Mot... loc 0433z 328deg 24kt 3426 9127 3420 9146

Hail... 0.75in
wind... 60mph


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Heat Advisory
Issued: 8:50 PM CDT Jul. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon to 9 PM CDT Friday...
... Heat advisory will expire at 9 PM CDT this evening...

* event... heat and humidity will combine to produce heat index
values around 105 to 110 degrees.

* Areas affected... parts of central and southern Arkansas.

* Impacts... a heat advisory means a period of hot temperatures
and elevated humidity levels will produce high heat index
values. It may create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

   Take extra precautions... if you work or spend time outside.
When possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning
or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

   To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety
and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest
breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome
by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat
stroke is an emergency... call 9 1 1.





Special Statement
Issued: 11:09 PM CDT Jul. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for southeastern Jefferson and
central Arkansas counties until midnight CDT...

At 1108 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Almyra, or 8 miles southeast of Stuttgart, moving southeast at 25
mph.

Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Gillett... Almyra...
De Witt... de Luce...
Lodge Corner... Almyra Airport...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.


Lat... Lon 3440 9160 3445 9150 3447 9138 3419 9116
      3408 9149
time... Mot... loc 0408z 331deg 23kt 3439 9147


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1109 PM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018

... Significant weather advisory for southeastern Jefferson and
central Arkansas counties until midnight CDT...

At 1108 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Almyra, or 8 miles southeast of Stuttgart, moving southeast at 25
mph.

Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Gillett... Almyra...
De Witt... de Luce...
Lodge Corner... Almyra Airport...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.


Lat... Lon 3440 9160 3445 9150 3447 9138 3419 9116
      3408 9149
time... Mot... loc 0408z 331deg 23kt 3439 9147


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