Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
425 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUED ACROSS MUCH
OF REGION THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A SLOWLY ADVANCING WARM FRONT THAT
WAS STALLED ACROSS NORTHERN LOUISIANA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS HAVE
GENERALLY BEEN LESS THAN AN INCH...ALTHOUGH A FEW ISOLATED 2 TO 3
INCH AMOUNTS WERE NOTED ACROSS SOUTHERN ARKNASAS.

THE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AND OVERCAST SKIES HAVE KEPT TEMPERATURES
SUPPRESSED TODAY...WITH READINGS ONLY CREEPING INTO THE UPPER 50S TO
LOWER 60S.

FOR THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...THE AFOREMENTIONED WARM FRONT WILL
LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE STATE. THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG
TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AS THE FRONT MOVES NORTH...WITH THE BEST
CHANCES FOR SEVERE WEATHER ACROSS THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF THE STATE.
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREAT.
HOWEVER...THERE IS A SMALL RISK FOR ISOLATED TORNADOES.

RAIN WILL MOVE EAST OF THE AREA BY SATURDAY MORNING...WITH CLOUDS
DECREASING. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP...BRINGING MUCH
WARMER AIR INTO THE REGION...WITH HIGHS ON SATURDAY CLIMBING INTO
THE 80S...WITH A FEW 90 DEGREE READINGS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE FAR
SOUTH.

FOR SUNDAY...A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE REGION...WITH
COOLER TEMPERATURES EXPECTED. MOISTURE IS LIMITED...BUT THERE WILL
STILL BE RAIN CHANCES ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE SUNDAY
EVENING.

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