Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
400 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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400 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
South to southwest winds will be steadily increasing this morning in
advance of an approaching storm system. Wind speeds of 15 to 25 mph
with gusts of 35 mph or higher will be common by late morning.

The threat for severe weather will increase Friday afternoon and
continue into the overnight hours as the aforementioned storm system
approaches. A line of strong to possibly severe thunderstorms is
expected to develop over eastern Texas and Oklahoma and reach
western part of Arkansas during the early to mid afternoon hours.

This line is then expected to reach central Arkansas this evening
and sweep through the remainder of the state Friday night. The line
of storms is expected to reach the Mississippi River early Saturday

Scattered severe storms are possible with strong damaging winds in
excess of 60 mph the most likely threat during this event. However,
there remains a possibility of large hail and even a few tornadoes.
The severe potential with this system will end by day break Saturday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday Through Thursday

Unsettled weather will continue through the period with several
additional storm systems expected to move across the area. There
will be a chance of some some stronger storms over western Arkansas
late Sunday and statewide on Wednesday.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation may be needed this afternoon and tonight.


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