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Severe Storms/Heavy Rain on June 5-6, 2013
 
There was a nearly stationary from the southeast United States into northeast Arkansas, with plenty of warmth (temperatures in the 80s) and moisture (dewpoints in the 70s) south of the front at 700 pm CDT on 06/05/2013.
In the picture: There was a nearly stationary from the southeast United States into northeast Arkansas, with plenty of warmth (temperatures in the 80s) and moisture (dewpoints in the 70s) south of the front at 700 pm CDT on 06/05/2013. Meanwhile, a new cold front was pushing into the region from the northwest. The first tropical storm of the season (Andrea) was in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, and was tracking toward Florida.
 

It was warm and humid on June 5th, and the atmosphere was primed for thunderstorms. All that was needed was a trigger. In this case, an incoming cold front sparked thunderstorm development across southern and eastern Arkansas.

 

The WSR-88D (Doppler Weather Radar) showed scattered strong to severe thunderstorms across the southeast half of Arkansas at 709 pm CDT on 06/05/2013.

One storm removed roofs from warehouse buildings in Waldenburg (Poinsett County), and blew down business signs. There was golfball size hail and an apparent tornado spawned near Marion (Crittenden County). However, the tornado was not confirmed.

In the picture: The WSR-88D (Doppler Weather Radar) showed scattered strong to severe thunderstorms across the southeast half of Arkansas at 709 pm CDT on 06/05/2013. A Tornado Warning was in effect for Crittenden County.

 

As the front pushed toward Louisiana, a large cluster of showers and thunderstorms formed over the southern Plains and headed into southern Arkansas during the morning of the 6th. Storms downed trees at Warren (Bradley County) and Monticello (Drew County).

The satellite showed a large cluster of showers and thunderstorms surging thorugh southwest Arkansas from the southern Plains at 1100 am CDT on 06/06/2013.
In the picture: The satellite showed a large cluster of showers and thunderstorms surging thorugh southwest Arkansas from the southern Plains at 1100 am CDT on 06/06/2013.

 

Twenty four hour rainfall through 700 am CDT on 06/07/2013.

There were also areas of heavy rain. Twenty four hour amounts through 700 am CDT on the 7th included 2.60 inches at Ashdown (Little River County), 1.91 inches at Bluff City (Nevada County), 1.78 inches at Texarkana (Miller County) and 1.50 inches at Murfreesboro (Pike County).

In the picture: Twenty four hour rainfall through 700 am CDT on 06/07/2013.

 

Storm Reports
There were a couple of wind damage reports in southern Arkansas on June 6th, 2013. For a look at the reports, click here.
 
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Preliminary reports of severe weather in the Little Rock County Warning Area on June 6, 2013 (in red).
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In the picture: Preliminary reports of severe weather in the Little Rock County Warning Area on June 6, 2013 (in red).

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