Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1045 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-221100-
BOONE-MARION-BAXTER-FULTON-SHARP-NEWTON-SEARCY-STONE-IZARD-
INDEPENDENCE-JOHNSON-POPE-VAN BUREN-CLEBURNE-JACKSON-LOGAN-CONWAY-
FAULKNER-WHITE-WOODRUFF-SCOTT-YELL-PERRY-POLK-MONTGOMERY-GARLAND-
SALINE-PULASKI-LONOKE-PRAIRIE-MONROE-PIKE-CLARK-HOT SPRING-GRANT-
JEFFERSON-ARKANSAS-DALLAS-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-DESHA-OUACHITA-
CALHOUN-BRADLEY-DREW-
1045 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THE REMAINDER OF TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME LIKELY BY LATE THIS
AFTERNOON...AS A STRONG SURFACE AND UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM MOVE INTO
ARKANSAS. STORMS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

SOME STORMS COULD BE SEVERE LATE THIS AFTERNOON OVER WESTERN AND
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...AND OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE TONIGHT.
ALL MODES OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE MAJORITY OF THE
STATE IS UNDER A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER WHILE THE SOUTHEAST
PART OF THE STATE IS UNDER A MODERATE RISK.

THE HIGHEST THREAT FOR HAIL...AND THIS WOULD BE VERY LARGE HAIL OF
TWO INCHES IN DIAMETER...WILL BE THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING
SUNDAY...AND MAINLY IN AREAS EAST OF INTERSTATE 30 AND SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 40.

DUE TO THE LARGE AMOUNT OF WIND SHEAR PRESENT IN ALL LEVELS OF THE
ATMOSPHERE...THERE WILL BE THE POSSIBILITY OF TORNADOES. THE
POSSIBILITY WOULD BE HIGHEST IN AREAS MAINLY EAST OF THE OZARK AND
OUACHITA MOUNTAINS...AND BETWEEN 6 PM AND MIDNIGHT.

STORMS COULD EVOLVE INTO MORE OF A DAMAGING WIND THREAT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...AND THIS WOULD BE MOST LIKELY IN AREAS EAST OF THE
INTERSTATE 30 AND US HIGHWAY 67 CORRIDOR.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE COULD BE A BRIEF BREAK IN PRECIPITATION ON SUNDAY
MORNING...AS STORMS MOVE EAST INTO THE TENNESSEE VALLEY.
ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE BEHIND A COLD
FRONT MOVING THROUGH ARKANSAS DURING THE DAY SUNDAY. ANY STRONGER
STORMS BEHIND THE FRONT COULD PRODUCE MARGINALLY OR SUB-SEVERE HAIL
OF AN INCH OR LESS IN DIAMETER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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VISIT NWS LITTLE ROCK ON THE WEB. GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LZK.

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