Franklin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:27 AM CDT Aug. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 9 PM CDT this evening...

* temperature... high temperatures in the mid and upper 90s
combined with high humidity will result in dangerous heat
index values of 105 to 109 degrees during the afternoon.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will create a dangerous situation in which heat
illnesses are possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





Special Statement
Issued: 5:47 PM CDT Aug. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for Franklin... southern Crawford and
Sebastian counties until 630 PM CDT...

At 546 PM CDT, strong thunderstorms were located from near Fort
Smith to near Charleston, moving northeast at 10 mph.

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

Locations in or near the path include...
Fort Smith... Van Buren...
Ozark... Charleston...
Cedarville... Greenwood...
Alma... Barling...
Lavaca... Mulberry...
Dyer... Hackett...
Altus... Bonanza...
branch... Denning...
Rudy... Wiederkehr Village...
Bloomer... Figure Five...

This includes the following highways,
Interstate 40 in Arkansas between mile markers 0 and 42.
Interstate 540 between mile markers 1 and 14.
Interstate 49 between mile markers 22 and 29.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

Lat... Lon 3538 9371 3537 9375 3540 9379 3542 9380
      3531 9381 3532 9392 3523 9392 3523 9402
      3514 9403 3514 9414 3510 9414 3517 9444
      3539 9443 3563 9447 3557 9370
time... Mot... loc 2246z 144deg 7kt 3525 9395


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547 PM CDT sun Aug 20 2017

... Significant weather advisory for Franklin... southern Crawford and
Sebastian counties until 630 PM CDT...

At 546 PM CDT, strong thunderstorms were located from near Fort
Smith to near Charleston, moving northeast at 10 mph.

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

Locations in or near the path include...
Fort Smith... Van Buren...
Ozark... Charleston...
Cedarville... Greenwood...
Alma... Barling...
Lavaca... Mulberry...
Dyer... Hackett...
Altus... Bonanza...
branch... Denning...
Rudy... Wiederkehr Village...
Bloomer... Figure Five...

This includes the following highways,
Interstate 40 in Arkansas between mile markers 0 and 42.
Interstate 540 between mile markers 1 and 14.
Interstate 49 between mile markers 22 and 29.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

Lat... Lon 3538 9371 3537 9375 3540 9379 3542 9380
      3531 9381 3532 9392 3523 9392 3523 9402
      3514 9403 3514 9414 3510 9414 3517 9444
      3539 9443 3563 9447 3557 9370
time... Mot... loc 2246z 144deg 7kt 3525 9395


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