Daily Weather Briefing

Michael HookArkansas WeatherLeave a Comment

Monday, June 18, 2018 Data this morning came back a little more positive for rainfall chances mid-week. Rain chances for central AR look to be in the 30-50% range all week into the first half of the weekend. Highs will start out in the low 90s Monday and Tuesday but cool to the middle and upper 80s Wed/Thur/Fri before warming … Read More

Isolated Afternoon Thunderstorms

Michael HookArkansas WeatherLeave a Comment

Well…what previously looked like a dry forecast is coming back with a little more moisture as high-pressure shifts a bit allowing some upper-level energy to move through the region, resulting in a few more afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms across the state. Yesterday, it was mainly the western half of the state that saw the most rain and today … Read More

Severe Weather Possible

Michael HookArkansas WeatherLeave a Comment

We’ll have to watch the weather later this afternoon and evening as a cold front moves into the state and kicks off scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of them could become severe with damaging wind and large hail the primary threat. A few thunderstorms developed along an outflow boundary yesterday evening and moved through parts of central Arkansas. I picked … Read More

A Hot Week Ahead

Michael HookArkansas WeatherLeave a Comment

Afternoon thunderstorms were much more isolated yesterday than previous days but the ones that did develop dropped some very heavy rain in spots. Most areas of the state only saw partly cloudy skies with warm afternoon temperatures. Remember that term warm… This morning, skies are clear to partly cloudy with temperature in the 60s and low 70s. We’ll see mostly … Read More

Holiday Weekend Forecast

Michael HookArkansas WeatherLeave a Comment

We’re going to start the holiday weekend out with more of the same. Scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms with high temperatures in the upper 80s to low 90s. The storms will be slow movers just like most of this week so if you get one, it will have the potential to drop heavy rain in a short amount of time … Read More

An Unsettled Weather Week

Michael HookArkansas WeatherLeave a Comment

Showers and thunderstorms were scattered around the state Sunday and last night with a few severe storms noted in parts of northern AR including one tornado warning in NE Arkansas. A weak frontal boundary stretches across central AR this morning with an upper-level disturbance moving through the state. This has resulted in scattered showers and thunderstorms moving NE into central … Read More

Scattered Thunderstorms

Michael HookArkansas WeatherLeave a Comment

It’s a warm and humid morning across the Natural State. I like it but I know most do not… especially in May. A complex of showers and thunderstorms moved from Oklahoma into western Arkansas overnight and is forecast to weaken as it moves into western Arkansas during the morning, but another complex is forecast to develop in Oklahoma later today … Read More

Severe Weather Possible

Michael HookArkansas WeatherLeave a Comment

11:30 AM Update Updated Arkansas Severe Weather Outlook. SPC shifts the slight risk area to the east and now includes the Little Rock Metro. The primary threat is still damaging wind/hail as a line of thunderstorms is forecast to move into and across the state later this afternoon and evening 7:00 AM It’s a warm, humid, breezy morning across the … Read More

Below Normal Temperatures

Michael HookArkansas WeatherLeave a Comment

Below normal temperatures are back after a couple of above normal days earlier this week. A cold front moved through the state yesterday and high pressure to the north will bring cooler air into the state. Highs this afternoon will be in the 60s across Arkansas with overnight lows in the 30s and 40s. A storm system to the west … Read More

A Quiet Weather Week

Michael HookArkansas WeatherLeave a Comment

It’s cold this morning with some areas at or below freezing. It’ll warm rather quickly today with afternoon high temperatures mainly in the 60s under sunny skies. Winds will be out of the west around 5-10 mph. So far the National Weather Service has confirmed 9 tornadoes from Friday’s severe weather event. This brings our yearly total up to 20 … Read More