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Spotty Heavy Rain on April 17, 2017
 
The WSR-88D (Doppler Weather Radar) showed a cluster of thunderstorms reforming over the same area just north of Jacksonville (Pulaski County) during the evening of 04/17/2017.
Radar at 803 pm CDT (04/17)  |  Radar at 825 pm CDT (04/17)
Radar at 847 pm CDT (04/17)  |  Radar at 903 pm CDT (04/17)
Radar at 923 pm CDT (04/17)
In the pictures: The WSR-88D (Doppler Weather Radar) showed a cluster of thunderstorms reforming over the same area just north of Jacksonville (Pulaski County) during the evening of 04/17/2017.
 

There was not much happening during the evening of the April 17th. A weak stationary front was draped across central Arkansas, and precipitation was isolated. However, just north of Jacksonville (Pulaski County), a small cluster of thunderstorms unleashed a lot of rain in a short time.

 

The WSR-88D (Doppler Weather Radar) estimated over four inches of rain just north of Jacksonville (Pulaski County) between 700 pm and 1000 pm CDT on 04/17/2017.
In the picture: The WSR-88D (Doppler Weather Radar) estimated over four inches of rain just north of Jacksonville (Pulaski County) between 700 pm and 1000 pm CDT on 04/17/2017.
 

Between 800 pm and 1000 pm CDT, a whopping 3.02 inches of liquid was measured at the Little Rock Air Force Base (Pulaski County)! Due to the deluge, numerous underpasses and roads were under water for a short while. Interestingly, not far away (10 to 15 miles), a trace of rain fell at Little Rock National Airport (Pulaski County).

 

Storm Reports
Preliminary reports of flash flooding in the Little Rock County Warning Area on April 17, 2017 (in red).
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There were isolated reports of flash flooding in central Arkansas during the evening of April 17th. For a look at the reports, click here.
 
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In the picture: Preliminary reports of flash flooding in the Little Rock County Warning Area on April 17, 2017 (in red).