Strong to possibly severe thunderstorms will move across the state Saturday morning and into the afternoon.
- The weekend will not be a wash-out
- Storms will form in the morning across southern and western Arkansas and QUICKLY move east-northeast.
-damaging winds and flooding will be the main threats. A tornado or two can't be ruled out.
-Gusty winds not associated with thunderstorms will be likely
-There's a lot of talk about warm temperature in the metro. If this occurs, it will likely occur AFTER storms have left the area with gusty westerly winds.
- We must watch where a sharp boundary sets up. It's along and south of the boundary where storms are most likely to cause problems.
-This is NOT an overnight event like so many recently
-You should have a way to receive warnings/watches
-The worst of the thunderstorm activity will be across southern and eastern Arkansas.