Washington Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 12:54 PM CDT Jul. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Strong thunderstorms will affect northern Chicot... northern
Sunflower... northwestern Washington and Bolivar counties until 200
PM CDT...

At 1253 PM CDT, meteorologists were tracking strong thunderstorms
along a line extending from near Elaine to near Yancopin to 8 miles
east of Monticello. Movement was east at 30 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with these storms.

Strong thunderstorms will be near...
Gunnison around 115 PM CDT.
Dermott around 120 PM CDT.
Shelby around 135 PM CDT.
Mound Bayou around 140 PM CDT.
Renova around 145 PM CDT.
Greenville, Drew, Parchman, Scott, Metcalfe, Winterville and
Lamont around 200 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by these storms include Alligator, Beulah,
pace, Winstonville, Duncan, Merigold and Halley.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

High winds can bring down trees and large limbs resulting in serious
injury or property damage. Exercise extreme caution when outdoors
during such strong winds... and be especially aware of older trees.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3412 9066 3399 9066 3399 9045 3375 9045
      3337 9111 3346 9146 3356 9145 3352 9125
      3360 9113 3370 9121 3368 9103 3373 9115
      3378 9113 3378 9099 3397 9109 3396 9097
      3409 9087 3411 9094 3412 9095
time... Mot... loc 1753z 281deg 26kt 3425 9092 3394 9113 3359 9165


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1254 PM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018

... Strong thunderstorms will affect northern Chicot... northern
Sunflower... northwestern Washington and Bolivar counties until 200
PM CDT...

At 1253 PM CDT, meteorologists were tracking strong thunderstorms
along a line extending from near Elaine to near Yancopin to 8 miles
east of Monticello. Movement was east at 30 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with these storms.

Strong thunderstorms will be near...
Gunnison around 115 PM CDT.
Dermott around 120 PM CDT.
Shelby around 135 PM CDT.
Mound Bayou around 140 PM CDT.
Renova around 145 PM CDT.
Greenville, Drew, Parchman, Scott, Metcalfe, Winterville and
Lamont around 200 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by these storms include Alligator, Beulah,
pace, Winstonville, Duncan, Merigold and Halley.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

High winds can bring down trees and large limbs resulting in serious
injury or property damage. Exercise extreme caution when outdoors
during such strong winds... and be especially aware of older trees.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3412 9066 3399 9066 3399 9045 3375 9045
      3337 9111 3346 9146 3356 9145 3352 9125
      3360 9113 3370 9121 3368 9103 3373 9115
      3378 9113 3378 9099 3397 9109 3396 9097
      3409 9087 3411 9094 3412 9095
time... Mot... loc 1753z 281deg 26kt 3425 9092 3394 9113 3359 9165


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