Several areas in Arkansas will see rain on Labor Day, the National Weather Service in Little Rock said in a statement on Sunday.
Thunderstorm warnings will be likely be set this afternoon and evening and for Monday as well, the service's meteorologist John Robinson said. About 30 to 40 percent of the state should receive rain by the end of Labor Day, he said.
The northern half of Arkansas — above a line from DeWitt to DeQueen — will face the greatest threat for thunderstorms today, Robinson said. For Monday, the thunderstorm threat will be in areas south of a line from Fort Smith, Searcy and Blytheville, he said.
Rain is expected to drop to 2 inches, Robinson said.