Severe storm risk through Friday evening


Pockets of heavy rain and a few rumbles of thunder will be in western Arkansas throughout the morning with isolated pop-up storms throughout the afternoon. There will be a few thunderstorms firing up during the afternoon. No severe storms are expected.

Keep the umbrella handy for your Father's Day today. A few more storms are possible Tuesday afternoon and evening, with some showers lingering into Wednesday morning. Make sure you are WEATHER AWARE and paying close attention to rapidly-changing weather conditions.

Tue: High: 83 Mostly cloudy; scattered showers and storms likely.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Storms to impact Father’s Day weekend
High temperatures will only reach the upper 80s as an onshore flow produces easterly near between 5-15 miles per hour today . Partly sunny with perhaps an evening shower or storm Wednesday , highs in the upper 70s.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

There is a chance for some severe weather on your Father's Day Sunday. West northwest wind 5 to 7 miles per hour becoming north in the evening. As a front moves down into our state from the north, this will help fire up scattered storms that will hang around most of the day. Low: 72. Wind: S/SE 10-15 miles per hour. Wind: Variable 10 miles per hour. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Fri: High: 90 Low: 71 Mostly sunny, breezy. Southwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Highs will remain below seasonal norms in the 70s next week with a potential rise into the lower 80s by Friday and next weekend as summer officially kicks off. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.