Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR
AWUS84 KLZK 292139
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
425 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017
Clouds increased during the overnight hours, as a storm system made
its way toward Arkansas. Low temperatures bottomed out in the mid
50s in northeast Arkansas, to the upper 60s in the southwest.
Showers and thunderstorms pushed east during the mid morning hours
before finally dissipating around noon. However, additional showers
and thunderstorms will develop over western Arkansas late this
afternoon, and spread eastward during the evening and into the
Temperatures at the 4 pm hour range from the lower 70s to the lower
80s with gusty south to southeast winds. Showers and thunderstorms
are now starting to spin up over western and and north central
Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and tonight across
the state. All modes of severe weather are possible, with severe
storms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds, and
tornadoes. The tornado risk will be highest over the Ozarks region,
primarily during the late afternoon and early evening hours.
Stronger storms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall, which
could cause localized flooding issues. However, heavy rain is not
expected to be widespread at this point.
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.
Another storm system will bring showers and thunderstorms Sunday and