Severe Weather Threat Thursday – Significant Rainfall Through Early Next Week

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The threat of severe weather exists for Thursday, ahead of another cold front approaching from the northwest. The timing of strong storm development will likely be during the mid-afternoon hours lasting overnight into Friday morning.

The SPC is forecasting a SLIGHT risk for severe thunderstorms from Southwest through Central and into Northeast Arkansas Thursday. That means there is a 15% probability of severe weather occurring within 25 miles of any point shaded in yellow. Damaging wind gusts of 58 mph or higher will be the primary threat with some hail possible. More on Thursday’s severe weather potential can be found in the WebCast.

As a result of these upper level disturbances, areas of low pressure and frontal boundaries traversing through Arkansas, rainfall totals in excess of five inches will be possible into early next week.

Continue to stay weather aware and watch the latest weather WebCast here.

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