Severe Weather & Heavy Rain

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Arkansas Severe Weather Outlook The Storm Prediction Center has placed most of the state under a Marginal or Slight Risk of severe weather Saturday afternoon and evening. The primary threat is damaging wind with thunderstorms that develop along and ahead of a cold front forecast to move across the state. A few tornadoes may be possible as well especially with … Read More

Daily Weather Briefing

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 2.87″ of rain has fallen at my house in Sherwood from 7:00 PM last night and much more rain is forecast through the week.   A cold front moved through central Arkansas last night with temperatures falling from the 70s yesterday evening to the upper 40s this morning. Showers and thunderstorms accompanied the cold front and … Read More

A Stormy Pattern for Arkansas

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Some impressive rainfall amounts are being shown in the latest EURO/GFS runs for the next 10 days although the majority will be in the Tue (2/20)-Tue (2/27) time frame. 7 Day Outlook indicates 4-5″ over much of AR & a Moderate Risk of excessive rain Tue/Wed next week from WPC. Temperatures will warm up a little today with the low … Read More

Heavy Rain Possible

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Arkansas radar & temperatures at 4:00 AM showing warm conditions over the south and central part of the state w/temps in the 60s while cooler air is situated across the north w/scattered showers. The cooler air across the north will be moving south during the day with clouds, scattered showers along and behind the cold front. Temperatures will slowly fall … Read More

Unsettled Weather Pattern

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The overall weather pattern across the state over the next several days looks quite unsettled with plenty of clouds and shower activity including some thunder from time to time.  Today will see sunshine in the morning followed by increasing cloudiness as moisture moves north out of the Gulf of Mexico. This will set the stage for scattered showers and a … Read More

Rainy Saturday

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Showers moved across the state overnight with the main precipitation track across the SE 1/2 of the state. I picked up around .40″ of rainfall between 6 PM and 6 AM this morning. Temperatures across the state this morning range from the upper 20s in the NW to 40s and 50s elsewhere. The colder temperatures were behind a cold front … Read More

Just Missed An Ice Storm

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We escaped a winter weather event in central Arkansas last night and this morning by just a few degrees. Winter weather visited the state overnight, mainly in northern and NE sections of the state where some locations picked up over a quarter of an inch of ice. In central sections, there was some light icing in trees and on exposed … Read More

An Interesting Forecast

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It’s going to be an interesting day across the state today as we have a threat of severe weather and winter weather over the next 12-18 hours. Temperatures this morning are in the 20s, 30s, and 40s across the state with the coldest readings in the NW and northern part of the state. In the Little Rock area, temperatures are … Read More

Saturday Outlook

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It’s Superbowl Weekend and thankfully temperatures in Arkansas are not as cold as they are in Minneapolis this morning although they’re not as cold as they’ve been this week with below zero readings. At 6:00 AM it was 28 in Little Rock and 14 in Minneapolis. It’ll be colder tomorrow for the big game with temperatures in between 0 and … Read More

A Little Rain For Thursday

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Some high clouds are drifting across the state this morning. Temperatures range from the 30s and 40s with the warmest readings in the western sections where southerly winds have kicked in. The forecast calls for sunshine with some high cloudiness from time to time with rather warm temperatures for the last day of January. Highs will be in the 60s … Read More