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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
508 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

ARZ030-037-038-040-041-251100-
SCOTT AR-MONTGOMERY AR-YELL AR-LOGAN AR-POLK AR-
508 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY...
SOUTHWESTERN YELL...SCOTT...SOUTH CENTRAL LOGAN AND NORTHERN POLK
COUNTIES UNTIL 600 AM CDT...

AT 508 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR WALDRON TO 9 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF BEAUCHAMP TO NEAR MENA TO POLK COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...AND
MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MENA...                WALDRON...             ODEN...
BEAUCHAMP...           MUDDY CREEK WMA...     FOURCHE VALLEY...
MENA INTERMOUNTAIN A...
GRAVELLY...            CARDIFF...
POLK COUNTY FAIRGROU...
STONEHOUSE RECREATIO...
MOUNT MAGAZINE...
ACORN...               NUNLEY...              BLUFFTON...
HARVEY...              WAVELAND...            CEDAR CREEK...
SIMS...                CHERRY HILL IN POLK ...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3517 9358 3491 9349 3480 9351 3459 9371
      3450 9438 3491 9427
TIME...MOT...LOC 1008Z 251DEG 33KT 3487 9418 3474 9413 3464 9416 3457
9424

$$

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