Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook...Updated
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
845 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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845 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Rain will exit Arkansas to the east. Patchy fog is expected to

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday Through Tuesday

A very unsettled pattern is expected Friday through Sunday. Severe
weather and excessive rain appear likely at this time.

On Friday, a front will be nearly stationary across northern or
central Arkansas. North of the front, showers and thunderstorms will
develop mainly north of Little Rock, especially during the overnight

Precipitation across the northern counties will be ongoing heading
into Saturday. Later in the day, a storm system in the Plains will
drag a cold front toward the state. Ahead of the front, a large
area of showers and thunderstorms will sweep through the region
Saturday night and Sunday.

Tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail will be possible with
this long duration event. More than a half foot of rain could fall
in the northwest half of Arkansas. If this pans out, widespread and
life threatening flash flooding would occur. Also, area tributaries
would flood, including the Black, Buffalo, Cache, Eleven Point,
Fourche La Fave, Petit Jean, Spring, and White Rivers.

Forecast details are still being worked out, including where the
stationary front will set up on Friday, and the timing of the
aforementioned bouts of precipitation. Please continue to monitor
the latest forecasts from your National Weather Service concerning
this potentially serious situation.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation will likely be needed Friday through Sunday due
to expected severe weather and high water.


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