Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR
AWUS84 KLZK 310226
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
925 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016
Across Arkansas on Saturday, a warm and partly sunny day with late
morning to afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms. The
strongest storms were mainly over central and southern Arkansas. A
few storms were severe with wind and hail, as well as very heavy
rain being report. A few flash flood warnings were also issued.
Around the Little Rock area, rain amounts were from a quarter inch
to over an inch in spots. The storms continued through midnight over
the southeast before they moved east out of Arkansas. After morning
lows in the upper 60s to mid 70s, afternoon highs reached the mid
80s to upper 90s. Saturday night, a low chance of rain will be in
the forecast. Lows will be in the upper 60s to mid 70s. The forecast
for Sunday is similar to Saturday, with good chances of rain in the
afternoon, with highs in the 90s.
Early next week, upper level high pressure will begin to build back
over the area, and bring back hotter temperatures and drier
conditions. Highs are expected to be in the 90s, while lows in the
upper 60s to 70s.