Independence Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 1:46 PM CDT Aug. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
north central Independence County in north central Arkansas...
southern Sharp County in north central Arkansas...

* until 230 PM CDT

* at 146 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Cave City, or
13 miles northeast of Batesville, moving northeast at 25 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...
Cave City... Sidney...
Aetna... Nelsonville...
Maxville... Calamine...
Poughkeepsie...

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.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


Lat... Lon 3584 9159 3599 9168 3618 9135 3588 9136
time... Mot... loc 1846z 227deg 22kt 3594 9155

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


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