Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR
AWUS84 KLZK 281144
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
525 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017
It was partly to mostly cloudy overnight. Predawn temperatures
ranged from the mid 40s in parts of northern and western
Arkansas to the lower 60s in the south.
On the early morning weather map, high pressure was building
over the Ohio Valley from the north. The high will be close
enough to keep Arkansas dry today, but there will be lots of
clouds. Meanwhile, a storm system will wobble toward the
region from the southwest United States.
On Wednesday, the system will have relocated to the southern
Plains. As the system nears, scattered to numerous showers
and thunderstorms will develop, especially during the afternoon
and overnight hours.
It appears severe weather will be likely during this time
frame. Damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be the main
concerns. There will also be areas of heavy rain. Widespread
one to two inch amounts could occur over central and western
sections of the state, with locally more.
As far as temperatures, highs today will be in the upper 60s to
upper 70s. Lows tonight will be in the 50s to lower 60s. Highs on
Wednesday will be in the 70s to lower 80s.
Looking ahead, showers and thunderstorms will linger into Thursday,
with a continued chance of severe storms east of Little Rock. Dry
weather will return Friday and Saturday. Yet another storm system
will bring hit and miss showers Sunday and Monday, especially across
the southwest half of Arkansas.