4 PM Update- There severe weather threat has moved out of the area thus ending the severe thunderstorm watch for Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – 1 PM Update- A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for portions of northeast Arkansas until 6 PM.
A frontal boundary coupled with heat and moisture is allowing for thunderstorms to develop with some becoming strong to severe.
Large hail and/or brief but strong straight-line winds will be the primary concerns with any thunderstorm that can reach severe status.
We will be watching this closely for you.