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 SAT JUL 4 2015

PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN INUNDATED SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST PARTS OF THE
STATE OVERNIGHT. UNOFFICIAL RADAR ESTIMATES INDICATES IN EXCESS OF A
FOOT OF RAIN MAY HAVE FALLEN IN PARTS OF NEVADA COUNTY SINCE LAST
NIGHT WITH WIDESPREAD 5 TO 7 INCH AMOUNTS ELSEWHERE. THIS AMOUNT
OF RAIN HAS RESULTED IN WIDESPREAD FLASH FLOODING AND EVEN WATER
RESCUES MUCH LESSER AMOUNTS WERE SEEN ELSEWHERE BUT ANOTHER BULLS
EYE OF HEAVY RAIN WAS CENTERED OVER JACKSON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS.

EXTENSIVE CLOUD COVER WAS KEEPING TEMPERATURES IN CHECK SOMEWHAT
WITH WIDESPREAD READINGS CURRENTLY IN THE 70S WITH A LIGHT WEST TO
SOUTHWEST WIND. AFTERNOON HIGHS THIS INDEPENDENCE DAY WILL BE IN THE
UPPER 70S TO UPPER 80S

THE PRECIPITATION MOVING TO THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST SLOWLY AT THIS
TIME. AFTER THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 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.

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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