Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...Update
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
145 PM CDT Thu Apr 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon through Tonight

A cold front will slowly drop southeast into northern sections of
the state, before stalling later this evening and tonight. Showers
and isolated thunderstorms are forecast near this front. The overall
severe weather threat will remain low through tonight. However, an
isolated strong to severe storm may be seen. Some locally heavy
rainfall will also be possible, with an isolated flash flood threat
near the frontal boundary. Central and southern Arkansas, the
chances for showers and thunderstorms will be lower.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday Through Wednesday

The cold front will drop further south on Friday, with showers and
thunderstorms becoming more numerous Friday into Friday night.
Some strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible, with the best
potential for seeing severe weather across western sections of the
state Friday evening, then this treat moving east late in the
evening and into the overnight. The main threats will be damaging
winds and large hail with any severe storm, while the tornado risk
will be lower. Also, some heavy rainfall may be seen, mainly across
northwest sections of the area Friday into Saturday morning.
Forecast rainfall amounts may approach 2 to 3 inches from now until
Saturday morning in this region. An isolated flash flood threat will
exist as a result.

The cold front will move through the rest of the state by Saturday
afternoon, and be southeast of Arkansas by Saturday night. Some
strong to severe thunderstorms will remain possible along and ahead
of this front across eastern and southeast sections of the state
through early Saturday afternoon. The threat for hazardous weather
will then remain low Sunday through Wednesday of next week.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight, but may be
needed on Friday.

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