Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
331 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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331 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A cold front will move towards the state this afternoon...with
chances for showers and thunderstorms increasing across the north
by this afternoon. Expect this front and the increased chances for
showers and thunderstorms to drop south this evening and

While the overall threat for severe weather looks limited at this
time...a few strong to severe thunderstorms may develop this
afternoon and evening across northern and portions of central
Arkansas. The primary threats with the strongest storms will be
damaging winds...large hail and locally heavy rainfall.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday Through Monday

Some lingering chances for showers and thunderstorms will remain
in the forecast early on Wednesday across southern portions of the
area. However...the threat for hazardous weather will become low
as drier...more stable air moves into the state. Expect the calmer
conditions to persist through the rest of the week.

Showers and thunderstorms will return to the forecast by late in the
weekend as the front to the south of the region moves back to the
north a bit. At this time...the threat of severe weather with
this system is low.

However...all eyes are on the remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey,
which is moving across the Yucatan peninsula this morning. The
system is expected to make landfall in Texas around Friday. The
storm`s remnants could move in the direction of Arkansas by early
next week. If this pans out...there will be a significant
increase in heavy rainfall potential. Arkansans should continue to
monitor the latest forecasts from the National Weather Service
concerning this potential heavy rainfall early next week.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.


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