Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
500 AM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-251000-
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-
500 AM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL FORM IN WESTERN KANSAS TODAY...AND
SLOWLY MOVE THROUGH THE REGION INTO SATURDAY. AHEAD OF THE
SYSTEM...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
DURING THE DAY OVER ARKANSAS. LATE IN THE AFTERNOON TO TONIGHT...A
WARM FRONT IS EXPECTED TO LIFT INTO THE STATE FROM THE SOUTH. THIS
WILL ALLOW WARMER AIR...INCREASING MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY INTO
ARKANSAS...AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME LIKELY.

STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND INTO THE EVENING ACROSS MUCH OF ARKANSAS...BUT ESPECIALLY FROM
LITTLE ROCK SOUTHWESTWARD. THE MAIN CONCERNS WITH THE STORMS WILL BE
LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS...AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.
STORMS WILL ALSO LAST INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

THE STORMS WILL ALSO PRODUCE AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN. CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF THE STATE COULD PICK UP AROUND ONE INCH OF
RAIN...WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. LOCALIZED FLOODING
WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SLOWLY EAST OUT OF THE
REGION ON SATURDAY...AND SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
REMAIN POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY OVER EASTERN AREAS...UNTIL THE SYSTEM
PULLS OUT OF THE REGION. AN ISOLATED STRONG TO SEVERE STORM WILL
ALSO REMAIN POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY UNTIL THE SYSTEM MOVES OUT OF THE
REGION. THEN DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED THE REST OF SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY....BEFORE THE NEXT ROUND OF SHOWERS AND STORMS SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

&&

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

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