Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1125 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

SKIES WERE CLOUDY OVER ARKANSAS OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
HAVE BEEN OVER WEST ARKANSAS SINCE THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. LOWS
OVERNIGHT WERE IN THE MID 60S TO MID 70S. BY MID MORNING...
TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 80S.

THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE TODAY AND
SPREAD EAST ACROSS ARKANSAS. HEAVY RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED WITH TWO TO
FOUR INCHES OF RAIN POSSIBLE. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE MID 70S TO MID
80S TODAY AND MONDAY. WITH THE GROUND ALREADY SATURATED IT IS VERY
LIKELY FLASH FLOODING WILL OCCUR. IN ADDITION TO THE FLASH FLOODING
THREAT...THERE WILL ALSO BE THE POSSIBILITY OF SEVERE WEATHER TODAY
WITH A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER OVER THE ENTIRE STATE...AND THE
MAIN THREAT BEING DAMAGING WINDS...AND TO A LESSER EXTENT ISOLATED
TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL BE STRONG OUT OF THE
SOUTHEAST TODAY...AND AS A RESULT...A LAKE WIND ADVISORY HAS BEEN
ISSUED.

A LULL IN THE PRECIPITATION WILL BE SEEN DURING THE DAY ON MONDAY
BEFORE A SECOND ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN WILL BE SEEN MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY. AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN WILL ONCE AGAIN BE
POSSIBLE ACROSS THE STATE.

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH COVERS THE ENTIRE STATE...AND WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH MID DAY ON TUESDAY. THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED AND
CANNOT HOLD MUCH ADDITIONAL WATER. RIVERS ARE RUNNING HIGH. AN
IMPENDING HEAVY RAIN EVENT IS A RECIPE FOR LIFE THREATENING
FLOODING. IF EXPECTED RAINFALL COMES TO FRUITION...ROADS WILL GO
UNDER WATER...CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL OVERFLOW AND HIGH WATER COULD
AFFECT HOMES AND BUSINESSES. THIS IS A POTENTIALLY VERY SERIOUS
SITUATION.

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