Hazardous Weather Outlook

While most of the area remains under a Slight Risk or Marginal Risk for severe storms today, portions of north central and northeast Louisiana and central and southeast Arkansas are now under an Enhanced risk. Large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes will be possible.

DAY ONE…Today and Tonight…

Strong to severe thunderstorms will become likely later today through this evening across at least the eastern half of the Four State Region which would include all of Southern Arkansas and all of Northern Louisiana. A more conditional threat exists across Southeast Oklahoma and Northeast Texas. Conditions will be conducive for damaging wind gusts, large hail and isolated tornadoes this afternoon through this evening where severe thunderstorms develop. The severe weather threat should end across Northeast Louisiana after midnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Thursday through Tuesday…

After a relatively quiet day on Thursday, more severe thunderstorms are back in the forecast for Friday Afternoon
through Friday Evening once again. Look for the possibility of very large hail, damaging thunderstorm wind gusts and isolated tornadoes once again during this time frame along and ahead of a cold front that should move through the region late Friday Night into early Saturday.


Activation of emergency management personnel…amateur radio operators…and storm spotters will likely be needed this afternoon into this evening. Please relay any information about observed severe weather to the NWS while following all local, state, and CDC guidelines.

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