Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR
AWUS84 KLZK 291632
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1125 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017
Clouds increased during the overnight hours, as a storm system made
its way toward Arkansas. In the pre-dawn hours, isolated showers
developed in portions of northern, central, and western Arkansas.
Early morning temperatures ranged from the mid 50s in northeast
Arkansas, to the upper 60s in southwest, to the south of a warm
Showers and thunderstorms continued to push to the east during the
mid morning hours before finally weakening before noon. By mid day,
clouds have continued to break with temperatures warming into the
70`s to lower 80`s. Additional showers and thunderstorms will
develop over western Arkansas late this afternoon, and spread
eastward during the evening and into the overnight hours.
Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and tonight across
the state. All modes of severe weather are possible, with severe
storms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds, and
tornadoes. The tornado risk will be highest over the Ozarks region,
primarily during the late afternoon and early evening hours.
Stronger storms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall, which
could cause localized flooding issues. However, heavy rain is not
expected to be widespread at this point.
Looking ahead, showers and thunderstorms will linger into Thursday,
with a continued chance of severe storms east of Little Rock. Dry
weather will return Friday and Saturday.
Another storm system will bring showers and thunderstorms Sunday and