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Tornado Watch
Statement as of 1:03 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

Tornado Watch 202 remains in effect until 700 PM CDT for the
following locations

. Arkansas counties included are

Arkansas Baxter Boone
Bradley Calhoun Carroll
Clark Cleburne Cleveland
Columbia Conway Dallas
Desha Drew Faulkner
Franklin Fulton Garland
Grant Hempstead Hot Spring
Howard Independence Izard
Jackson Jefferson Johnson
Lafayette Lincoln Little River
Logan Lonoke Madison
Marion Miller Monroe
Montgomery Nevada Newton
Ouachita Perry Pike
Polk Pope prairie
Pulaski Saline Scott
Searcy Sebastian Sevier
sharp stone Union
Van Buren white Woodruff

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 1:56 AM CDT on May 24, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from 1 PM CDT this afternoon
through Tuesday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of central Arkansas... north central Arkansas...
southwest Arkansas and western Arkansas... including the
following areas... in central Arkansas... Conway... Garland...
Perry... Pope... Saline and Yell. In north central Arkansas...
Boone... Marion... Newton... Searcy and Van Buren. In southwest
Arkansas... Clark... Hot Spring and Pike. In western Arkansas...
Johnson... Logan... Montgomery... Polk and Scott.

* From 1 PM CDT this afternoon through Tuesday afternoon

* widespread showers and thunderstorms will move into the state
from the west on Sunday afternoon. These storms will produce
rainfall amounts in excess of 2 to 4 inches statewide... with
locally higher amounts... in western Arkansas from Sunday
afternoon through Monday morning. A second round of heavy rain
is expected Monday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon and will
produce an additional 2 to 4 inches statewide... with locally
higher amounts... in southwest Arkansas.

* The soil across much of Arkansas remains saturated from the
heavy rainfall that occurred during the month of may. Many
rivers and streams are still at unseasonably high levels...
with any additional heavy rainfall only increasing the
potential for flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.

Lake Wind Advisory
Statement as of 3:52 AM CDT on May 24, 2015

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to 9 PM
CDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a lake
Wind Advisory... which is in effect from 11 am this morning to
9 PM CDT this evening.

* Event... gusty southeast winds of 15 to 25 mph... with gusts over
30 mph.

* Areas affected... most of Arkansas

* timing... gusty winds will increase in speed this morning... and
will continue through the early evening hours. The winds will
slightly decrease tonight.

* Impacts... the breezy conditions will create hazardous conditions
on area bodies of water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.

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