Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
315 PM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-201000-
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
315 PM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COLD FRONT WILL STALL THIS EVENING IN NORTHERN LOUISIANA...BUT
WILL DRIFT BACK TO THE NORTH TONIGHT. THIS WILL BE IN RESPONSE TO A
STORM SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE PLAINS. THE SYSTEM AND THE FRONT
WILL LIKELY TRIGGER SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN NORTHWEST
AND WESTERN SECTIONS OF THE STATE AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAINFALL IN THE
NORTHWEST SHOULD AVERAGE A QUARTER TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

AS THE STORM SYSTEM GOES BY TO THE NORTH...THE AFOREMENTIONED FRONT
WILL SLIDE BACK TOWARD THE GULF COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.
SURROUNDING THE FRONT...THERE WILL BE CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION
MAINLY IN SOUTHERN ARKANSAS.

THE FRONT WILL STAY TO THE SOUTH ON FRIDAY...WITH LITTLE IF ANY RAIN
EXPECTED. THIS WEEKEND...THE FRONT WILL RACE TO THE NORTH AS AS A
LARGE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OVER THE SOUTHEAST UNITED
STATES. AT THE SAME TIME...A NEW STORM SYSTEM WILL FORM TO THE
SOUTHWEST.

THE NEW SYSTEM WILL BE SLOWED BY THE RIDGE TO THE EAST...AND THIS
WILL ALLOW MOISTURE TO BUILD FROM KANSAS TO TEXAS. EVENTUALLY...THIS
MOISTURE IS EXPECTED TO WORK INTO THE AREA BY LATE IN THE WEEKEND OR
EARLY NEXT WEEK. PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL GO UP...AND RAIN COULD
BE HEAVY.

THIS POTENTIAL HEAVY RAIN EVENT WILL BE MONITORED CLOSELY. THE
GROUND IS NEARLY SATURATED AND RIVERS ARE RUNNING HIGH. IF THE EVENT
MATERIALIZES...FLASH FLOODING AND MORE RIVER FLOODING WILL BECOME
CONCERNS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WITH THE THREAT OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS BEING FAIRLY LOW...SPOTTER
ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

&&

VISIT NWS LITTLE ROCK ON THE WEB. GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV AND
CLICK ON CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

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