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Lake Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:42 AM CST on March 01, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 01, 2017


... Lake Wind Advisory remains in effect from 9 am this morning to
6 PM CST this evening...

* event... winds will become northwest and increase to 15 to 20 mph
with gusts to 30 mph Wednesday morning with the passage of a
cold front over extreme southeast Oklahoma, southwest Arkansas,
northeast Texas and north Louisiana. These winds will remain
gusty through the afternoon before diminishing around sunset.

* Timing... from 9 am to 6 PM CST Wednesday.

* Impact... winds will likely produce rough chop on area lakes
and open waterways, which may be hazardous to boaters.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.



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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:07 AM CST on March 01, 2017

Expires 11:00 AM EST on March 02, 2017


... Continuing severe weather awareness week for Arkansas...

... Today's topic is tornadoes and tornado safety...

Tornadoes are one of natures most violent storms. In an average
year, about 1000 tornadoes are reported across the United States,
resulting in 85 deaths and over 1500 injuries. A tornado is a
violently rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to
the ground. The most violent tornadoes are capable of tremendous
destruction, with wind speeds of 250 mph or more. Damage paths can
exceed a mile in width and 50 miles in length.

Tornadoes can occur anywhere in your state, and at any time of the
year. However, peak tornado season is during the months of March
through June, with nearly 70 percent of all tornadoes occurring
during this time period. April is the single most active tornado
producing month in our region.

Tornadoes can travel at over 50 mph, and can destroy a building in
a few seconds. Therefore, it is important to know the safety rules
for surviving a tornado.

When inside homes and small buildings, you should go to the
basement or the lowest level of the building. If no basement is
available, go to a closet, bathroom or an interior hallway away
from any widows. Protect yourself from flying debris with thick
blankets, pillows, cushions, sleeping bags or mattresses.

When at schools, hospitals, factories or shopping malls, go to the
designated shelter areas, usually an interior hallway on the
lowest floor level. Always stay away from windows. Kneel on the
floor against the wall and place hands over your head to provide
some protection for your head.

When in Mobile homes or portable buildings, leave these structures
and go inside a strong building for shelter. If there is no
shelter nearby, get into the nearest ditch or depression. Lie flat
with your hands shielding your head.

When in a vehicle, buckle your seat belt and try to drive away
from the tornado or to the closest sturdy shelter. If there is no
shelter nearby, you have the following options, stay in the car
with your seat belt on, putting your head below windows, and
covering your head with your hands or blankets if possible, or
exit the car and get into a ditch or low lying area.

Planning ahead and knowing the safety rules is essential in being
prepared when a tornado strikes.


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607 am CST Wed Mar 1 2017

... Continuing severe weather awareness week for Arkansas...

... Today's topic is tornadoes and tornado safety...

Tornadoes are one of natures most violent storms. In an average
year, about 1000 tornadoes are reported across the United States,
resulting in 85 deaths and over 1500 injuries. A tornado is a
violently rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to
the ground. The most violent tornadoes are capable of tremendous
destruction, with wind speeds of 250 mph or more. Damage paths can
exceed a mile in width and 50 miles in length.

Tornadoes can occur anywhere in your state, and at any time of the
year. However, peak tornado season is during the months of March
through June, with nearly 70 percent of all tornadoes occurring
during this time period. April is the single most active tornado
producing month in our region.

Tornadoes can travel at over 50 mph, and can destroy a building in
a few seconds. Therefore, it is important to know the safety rules
for surviving a tornado.

When inside homes and small buildings, you should go to the
basement or the lowest level of the building. If no basement is
available, go to a closet, bathroom or an interior hallway away
from any widows. Protect yourself from flying debris with thick
blankets, pillows, cushions, sleeping bags or mattresses.

When at schools, hospitals, factories or shopping malls, go to the
designated shelter areas, usually an interior hallway on the
lowest floor level. Always stay away from windows. Kneel on the
floor against the wall and place hands over your head to provide
some protection for your head.

When in Mobile homes or portable buildings, leave these structures
and go inside a strong building for shelter. If there is no
shelter nearby, get into the nearest ditch or depression. Lie flat
with your hands shielding your head.

When in a vehicle, buckle your seat belt and try to drive away
from the tornado or to the closest sturdy shelter. If there is no
shelter nearby, you have the following options, stay in the car
with your seat belt on, putting your head below windows, and
covering your head with your hands or blankets if possible, or
exit the car and get into a ditch or low lying area.

Planning ahead and knowing the safety rules is essential in being
prepared when a tornado strikes.


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1049 PM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

... The Arkansas tornado drill has been postponed until Thursday
morning...

Due to the potential for showers and thunderstorms across the
southern and eastern part of Arkansas Wednesday morning, the
tornado drill that was scheduled for 10 am Wednesday, March 1st
as part of the Arkansas severe weather awareness week has been
postponed until 10 am Thursday, March 2nd.

We thank you for your understanding in this matter.


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1049 PM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

... The Arkansas tornado drill has been postponed until Thursday
morning...

Due to the potential for showers and thunderstorms across the
southern and eastern part of Arkansas Wednesday morning, the
tornado drill that was scheduled for 10 am Wednesday, March 1st
as part of the Arkansas severe weather awareness week has been
postponed until 10 am Thursday, March 2nd.

We thank you for your understanding in this matter.


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Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Alaska - High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement
Arkansas - Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Frost Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Wind Advisory
District of Columbia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Winter Weather Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maine - Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Maryland - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Special Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Montana - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning
New Hampshire - Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Wind Advisory
New York - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
North Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Ohio - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
South Carolina - Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Wind Advisory
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Washington - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
- Severe Thunderstorm Watch
- Gale Warning

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