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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
310 AM CDT Tue May 18 2021

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310 AM CDT Tue May 18 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms will remain possible through at least
tonight...with some locally heavy rainfall possible. Additional
rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are forecast through tonight
across the far west and southwest sections of the area. Locally
higher amounts will be possible...with an increased threat for
flash flooding as a result across the southwest sections of the

A few strong to briefly severe thunderstorms could be
seen...mainly across far southwest sections of the area this
afternoon. Damaging winds and large hail will be the primary
threat with the strongest storms. Otherwise...the overall threat
for organized severe weather looks low at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday Through Monday

Chances for showers and thunderstorms remain in the forecast
through Friday as an active weather pattern persists. While the
overall threat for seeing severe weather looks to remain low...a
strong storm or two could be seen. There will remain an increased
threat for flash flooding for portions of western and southwest
Arkansas...where total rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are
expected from Tuesday morning through Friday...with locally higher
amounts possible.

Calmer conditions will be seen by the weekend...with the threat
for organized hazardous weather becoming low.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed.


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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
320 AM CDT Tue May 18 2021

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Including the cities of Perryville, Ola, Mount Ida, Norman, Conway,
Little Rock, Morrilton, Benton, Arkadelphia, Dardanelle, North
Little Rock, Waldron, Danville, Hot Springs, Murfreesboro, Malvern,
Mena, Bryant, and Glenwood
320 AM CDT Tue May 18 2021


The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Arkansas...southwest Arkansas and western
  Arkansas, including the following areas, in central Arkansas,
  Conway, Faulkner, Garland, Perry, Pulaski, Saline and Yell. In
  southwest Arkansas, Clark, Hot Spring and Pike. In western
  Arkansas, Montgomery, Polk and Scott.

* From 7 AM CDT this morning through Thursday morning

* Several rounds of rainfall is forecast for the area...with
  additional totals of 1 to 2 inches possible over central
  Arkansas...and 1 to 3 inches possible over western and southwest
  Arkansas. Locally higher amounts could be seen.

* Heavy rainfall over saturated soils will lead to increased runoff
  and flash flooding, especially in low-lying and poor drainage
  areas. Increased runoff in area streams and rivers may cause
  flooding as well.


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert
for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.




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