LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Tuesday Evening Update – The unsettled weather started Sunday, but it’s here to stay for much of the work week. Several disturbances will be moving through the area to provide multiple rounds of rainfall with showers and thunderstorms. It will all wrap up by Thursday, February 13th.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the southern and eastern half of the state including Little Rock through Wednesday afternoon. Prolonged and/or heavy rainfall may lead to the collection of water on roadways. If you encounter a similar scenario, remember to “turn around, don’t drown!”
Parts of south Arkansas have already received 2-3 inches of rain this week, however an additional 1-3 inches will be possible across the state with this next round rain Tuesday night into Wednesday.
There is also a chance for severe weather in southeast Arkansas Wednesday. The Storm Prediction Center has outlined a 5-15% risk for isolated severe storms in that area. Should any strong/severe storms develop, damaging wind gusts will be the primary threat.
For an in-depth review of the weather for the week ahead, check out the latest forecast video HERE.