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Severe weather risk upgraded for much of Arkansas; strong winds, tornadoes, hail possible this week, forecasters say

posted: 03/28/2017 10:27 a.m. Discuss

A line of thunderstorms predicted to sweep across Arkansas on Wednesday evening brings the risk for damaging winds, tornadoes and hail, weather officials say.

Arkansas town hit by tornado for 3rd time in 20 years; at least 6 twisters confirmed in state

posted: 03/28/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down Saturday in Marmaduke, marking the third time in 20 years that the Greene County town has been struck by a twister.

National Weather Service confirms 5 tornadoes in state from weekend storms

posted: 03/27/2017 3:57 p.m. Discuss

The National Weather Service has confirmed that five tornadoes touched down in Arkansas during the weekend, all ranked EF2 and below.

Powerful winds, large hail take aim at Southern Plains

posted: 03/26/2017 4:17 p.m. Discuss

Golf ball-sized hail and powerful winds are expected to roll through parts of the Southern Plains late Sunday, marking the latest round of turbulent weather across the Midwest and South, forecasters said.

National Weather Service confirms tornado in Arkansas; 6 injured

posted: 03/25/2017 3:39 p.m. Discuss

The National Weather Service in Little Rock confirmed in a statement that an EF-2 tornado touched down in central Arkansas Friday night, destroying four mobile homes and injuring 6 people.

Severe storms possible Sunday in Arkansas, nearby states

posted: 03/25/2017 11:38 a.m. Discuss

Forecasters are warning millions of people living in three Plains states of a powerful storm system capable of producing heavy rainfall, large hail and tornadoes by the end of the weekend.

Storms set to sweep across state; strong winds top concern, but tornadoes possible, forecasters say

updated: 03/24/2017 3:32 p.m. Discuss

A large part of Arkansas is now under an enhanced risk for severe storms as a system moves through the state Friday afternoon and night, forecasters said.

6 months dry, state is put on drought alert

posted: 03/24/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Dry conditions in western Arkansas for the past six months have federal officials who monitor weather patterns across the U.S. on the verge of declaring the state to be in a long-term drought.

Most of Arkansas at risk for severe weather Friday, forecasters say

posted: 03/23/2017 11:59 a.m. Discuss

All but the northeast corner of Arkansas is at risk for severe weather Friday afternoon and into the evening hours, forecasters say.

Arkansas at risk for severe storms Friday; 'a few tornadoes' possible, forecasters say

posted: 03/22/2017 1:35 p.m. Discuss

Most of Arkansas is under a slight risk for severe storms Friday, the National Weather Service said.

Temperatures in Arkansas meet, beat records

posted: 03/22/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

After the state's second-warmest winter on record, several Arkansas cities set record or near-record high temperatures Monday, the first day of spring.

Northeast digs out from snowstorm

updated: 03/16/2017 3:57 a.m. Discuss

The Northeast was in dig-out mode Wednesday, a day after a treacherous storm packing strong winds and accompanying plummeting temperatures left some residents dealing with rock-hard ice and others with more than 2 feet of snow. The upshot: a late-season boost to the region's ski areas.

Winter late, smacks Northeast

posted: 03/15/2017 3:42 a.m. Discuss

A blustery, late-season storm plastered the Northeast with sleet and snow Tuesday, paralyzing much of the Washington-to-Boston corridor after a stretch of unusually mild winter weather.






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