Widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected today, according to the National Weather Service in Little Rock. In general, there will be a weakening trend in the morning across the western counties, with storms intensifying over the eastern counties later this afternoon. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes possible.
Breezy southerly winds will be noted late this morning and through the afternoon. Wind speeds will average 15 to 30 mph, with gusts of 30 to over 40 mph. The strongest winds are expected in the higher terrain of the Ozarks and Ouachita Mountains, and along the Mississippi Delta region in the east. The winds will gradually weaken tonight.
- Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 68. Windy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
- Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Low around 55. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
- Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
- Mostly clear, with a low around 39. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
- Sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
- Clear, with a low around 33. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
- Sunny, with a high near 54. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
- Mostly clear, with a low around 36. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.