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Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO)

Issued by Little Rock, AR (LZK)

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
500 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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500 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

The wildfire danger remains elevated with the Arkansas Forestry
Commission indicating a moderate to high danger across Arkansas. 
Many county burn bans are in effect. Dry weather is forecast 
today and tonight, and the wildfire danger will continue.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday Through Thursday

Chances for showers and thunderstorms will increase Saturday 
night along and ahead of the approaching cold front, with some 
strong to severe thunderstorms possible across western and 
northwest Arkansas Saturday night into Sunday morning. Damaging 
winds will be the primary threats expected with the strongest 
storms, with some large hail and an isolated tornado also 

The cold front will move southeast of the state on Monday, with 
the chances for showers and thunderstorms decreasing. Cooler and 
drier weather conditions will then return to the state for much of
next week. 

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight. Spotter
activation may be needed later Saturday.


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