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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
330 PM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-221000-
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-
330 PM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

CLOUDS WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE THIS EVENING. HOWEVER...PATCHY FOG
WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS THAT RECEIVED
ABUNDANT RAINFALL RECENTLY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

UNSETTLED WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL ONCE AGAIN RETURN TO ARKANSAS FOR
THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. A DEVELOPING STORM SYSTEM TO THE SOUTHWEST WILL
MOVE SLOWLY TOWARD THE REGION...ALLOWING MOISTURE TO BUILD FROM
KANSAS TO TEXAS. EVENTUALLY...THIS MOISTURE IS EXPECTED TO WORK INTO
THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND. PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL GO UP...AND
RAIN COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES.

DUE TO THE RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL...IT WILL NOT TAKE MUCH WATER TO
CAUSE FLASH FLOODING. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR SUNDAY
AND SUNDAY NIGHT FOR THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF WESTERN ARKANSAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

&&

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

$$

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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
302 PM CDT THU MAY 21 2015


ARZ003-012-021-022-030-037-038-040-041-221200-
/O.NEW.KLZK.FF.A.0005.150524T1800Z-150525T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BOONE-JOHNSON-LOGAN-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-POLK-POPE-SCOTT-YELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONEVILLE...CLARKSVILLE...DANVILLE...
DARDANELLE...DEER...GRAVELLY...HARRISON...HECTOR...JASPER...
LEAD HILL...MENA...MOUNT IDA...MOUNT MAGAZINE...NORMAN...OLA...
OMAHA...OZONE...PARIS...PELSOR...PINE RIDGE...RUSSELLVILLE...
WALDRON...WESTERN GROVE...WICKES...Y CITY
302 PM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS...NORTH
  CENTRAL ARKANSAS AND WESTERN ARKANSAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL ARKANSAS...POPE AND YELL. IN
  NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS...BOONE AND NEWTON. IN WESTERN
  ARKANSAS...JOHNSON...LOGAN...MONTGOMERY...POLK AND SCOTT.

* FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE STATE
  FROM THE WEST ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES IN WESTERN ARKANSAS
  FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. SOME LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS MAY BE SEEN.

* THE SOIL ACROSS MUCH OF ARKANSAS REMAINS SATURATED FROM THE
  HEAVY RAINFALL THAT OCCURRED OVER THE PAST WEEK OR SO. MANY
  RIVERS AND STREAMS ARE STILL AT UNSEASONABLY HIGH LEVELS...
  WITH ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL ONLY INCREASING THE
  POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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