Issue Date: 501 PM CDT Wed May 5 2021
This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.
.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.
No hazardous weather is expected through tonight.
Scattered thunderstorms across western Kansas, associated with a
disturbance in northwest flow aloft, will move southeast this
evening. This activity should weaken significantly during the
evening, with only isolated showers expected across parts of
SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
SATURDAY and SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential.
A small chance for thunderstorms will be possible across parts of
northwest Arkansas Thursday afternoon along a frontal boundary. A
strong storm or two is possible. Chances for storms increase
Friday and will continue through the weekend as low level moisture
increases with stronger southwesterly flow aloft. Multiple days
of storms will be possible across the area this weekend into early
next week, some of these will be strong to severe. This could
also lead to a heavy rain threat with multiple rounds of rain over
the same locations. Continue to monitor the latest forecast.
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