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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
453 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-031000-
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
453 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A POTENT COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH ARKANSAS FROM THE NORTHWEST
LATER TODAY. WINDS WILL INCREASE OUT OF THE SOUTH TODAY WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 20 MPH. AS THE FRONT MOVES CLOSER...WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AHEAD OF IT. SEVERE WEATHER
WILL BE POSSIBLE...AS THE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO FORM
INTO A SQUALL LINE. THIS LINE OF STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS ACROSS NEARLY ALL OF
ARKANSAS. HAIL AND AN ISOLATED TORNADO WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE...THOUGH THE PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER THREAT WILL BE
STRAIGHT LINE WINDS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM ONE HALF
TO ONE AND ONE HALF INCHES OF RAIN...THOUGH SOME LOCATIONS COULD
SEE OVER TWO INCHES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A FEW STORMS MAY STILL BE IN EASTERN PARTS OF THE STATE VERY EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING...BUT THEY SHOULD MOVE EAST OF THE AREA BY MID
MORNING. MUCH DRIER AND COOLER AIR WILL FILTER INTO THE STATE
FROM THE NORTHWEST IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT. STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL BE SEEN ON FRIDAY. SOME OF THE COOLEST TEMPERATURES OF
THE SEASON MAY BE SEEN FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING...PARTICULARLY ACROSS NORTHERN ARKANSAS...WHERE LOW
TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 30S ARE IN THE FORECAST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

&&

VISIT NWS LITTLE ROCK ON THE WEB. GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV AND
CLICK ON CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

$$

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