Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
525 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DROPPED SOUTH AND EAST FROM CENTRAL
SECTIONS OF THE STATE FRIDAY EVENING...INTO SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF THE
STATE EARLY THIS MORNING. SOME OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE BEEN
TRAINING OVER THE SAME AREAS OVERNIGHT...WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL
SEEN OVER SOME LOCATIONS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO OVER 4 INCHES
HAVE BEEN ESTIMATED BY RADAR ACROSS AREAS FROM PIKE COUNTY...TO
DALLAS...CLEVELAND AND BRADLEY COUNTIES. EVEN HIGHER AMOUNTS WERE
ESTIMATED ACROSS PORTIONS OF HEMPSTEAD AND NEVADA COUNTIES...WITH
SOME FLASH FLOODING REPORTED.

TEMPERATURES EARLY THIS MORNING HAVE DROPPED DOWN INTO THE MID 60S
ACROSS THE NORTH...TO THE LOW AND MID 70S FURTHER SOUTH. SOME PATCHY
FOG WAS ALSO OBSERVED ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE STATE. THE
AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE PERSISTING ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN THIRD OF THE STATE...AND WILL CONTINUE INTO THE DAYLIGHT
HOURS THIS MORNING. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE PRIMARY
HAZARD...WITH SOME GUSTY WINDS ALSO POSSIBLE.

AFTER THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF THE
STATE THIS MORNING MOVE EAST BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...A BREAK IN
THE RAINFALL WILL BE SEEN FOR MOST AREAS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
HOWEVER...SOME ISOLATED TO SCATTERED ACTIVITY COULD STILL BE SEEN.
AFTERNOON HIGHS THIS INDEPENDENCE DAY WILL BE IN THE UPPER 70S TO
UPPER 80S.

WARMER CONDITIONS WILL BE SEEN ON SUNDAY AS SOUTHERLY FLOW INCREASES
ACROSS THE STATE. CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION WILL ALSO
PERSIST...THOUGH EXPECT GENERALLY ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE HEAT OF THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE
LOW 80S TO LOW 90S. EVEN WARMER CONDITIONS WILL BE SEEN FOR MONDAY
AS A WEAK UPPER LEVEL RIDGE ATTEMPTS TO BUILD BRIEFLY INTO THE
REGION. HIGHS WILL BE MID 80S TO MID 90S...UNDER A PARTLY CLOUDY
SKY. RAIN CHANCES WILL BE FAIRLY LOW...WITH ONLY SOME SLIGHT CHANCES
FOR ISOLATED AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST.
BETTER RAIN CHANCES WILL BE SEEN BY TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY AS A
FRONT APPROACHES THE STATE FROM THE NORTHWEST. TEMPERATURES WILL
ALSO DECREASE SOME AS A RESULT.

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