Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR
AWUS84 KLZK 270202
Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
925 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016
There is a definite feel of summer across Arkansas at this time
as warm and humid weather continues for the Natural State. in fact,
the entire mid south sits in southerly flow between a ridge of high
pressure to the east, and an area of low pressure located over the
high plains. High temperatures topped out in the lower to mid 80s.
Upper level energy kicking out of the aforementioned upper low
produced showers and thunderstorms across the state this evening.
Several of the storms became briefly severe resulting in damaging
winds and even some flash flooding. Please refer to the local storm
report product for all the details.
At the 9 pm hour, skies were partly to mostly cloudy with scattered
showers and thunderstorms still showing up, mainly over the east and
northeast parts of the state. It is still warm and sticky out there
with temperatures in the lower 70s with generally light winds. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms will continue tonight and into
Heading into the the Memorial Day weekend, it appears that rain will
become more isolated to scattered, especially during the heat of the
afternoon and evening but locally heavy rain can not be discounted
entirely. Both high and low temperatures will remain above average.