Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
500 AM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-171000-
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-
500 AM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
TODAY. BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN PLACES. STORMS
ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BECOME SEVERE.

LATER TONIGHT...A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE PLAINS.
AHEAD OF THE FRONT...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO
BUILD INTO WESTERN ARKANSAS FROM OKLAHOMA. STORMS WILL WEAKEN
SOMEWHAT AS THEY ARRIVE...SO ANY SEVERE WEATHER SHOULD BE ISOLATED.
ONE TO TWO INCH AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE FAR WEST...
AND THIS MAY BE HEAVY ENOUGH TO CAUSE LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE AFOREMENTIONED FRONT WILL SLOW DOWN ON SUNDAY...AND WILL DRIFT
THROUGH THE REGION ON MONDAY. SURROUNDING THE FRONT...PRECIPITATION
SHOULD BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD WITH AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN. GIVEN A
NEARLY SATURATED GROUND...SOME FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE. THE MOST
LIKELY AREA FOR HIGH WATER PROBLEMS IS THE WESTERN HALF OF
THE STATE. ANY SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE ISOLATED.

RIVERS MAY GO UP IN PARTS OF THE REGION DEPENDING ON HOW MUCH
RAIN ACTUALLY FALLS. THIS WILL BE MONITORED CLOSELY.

THE FRONT WILL MAKE IT TO THE GULF COAST ON TUESDAY BEFORE
STALLING. SHOWERS WILL BE SPOTTY GIVEN DRIER AIR BEHIND THE
FRONT. A SOUTHWEST WIND ALOFT WILL DRIVE STORM SYSTEMS TOWARD THE
STATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...AND THE SYSTEMS WILL INTERACT WITH
THE STALLED FRONT. THIS WILL RESULT IN MORE HIT AND MISS
PRECIPITATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

IF SEVERE STORMS REMAIN ISOLATED AS PREDICTED...SPOTTER ACTIVATION
WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

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

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