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Severe thunderstorms possible from the upper Midwest to the lower Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, a few tornadoes and some hail are expected across much of Arkansas and southern Missouri Wednesday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging wind are also expected across Illinois during the day and across the lower Mississippi Valley overnight. Heavy rain with localized flooding is also possible in these areas. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Wed, Apr. 26, 2017 at 8:44:40 am CDT

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National Weather Service Little Rock, AR
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The overnight and early morning storms are transitioning east of the area, but additional thunderstorm development remains possible later this morning and into the early afternoon across parts of southeast and east central Oklahoma, as well as western Arkansas. A Slight Risk of severe weather will exist in these areas through early afternoon. Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash flooding will continue to be the primary threats, although a very limited tornado risk will exist as well.
There is a potential for severe storms and heavy rain/flooding on Friday. An upper level storm system will approach the area from the west, with a warm front lifting north across Oklahoma during the day Friday. The best potential for severe weather and flooding will come late Friday afternoon into evening. Forecast rain amounts of 4 to 6 inches are possible with locally higher amounts. This will result in flash flooding and river flooding for portions of the area.
.Today...Breezy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs 50 to 70.
.Tonight...Mostly clear. Chance of rain showers. Lows 37 to 49.
.Thu...Partly sunny. Warmer. Highs 63 to 80.
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