NowCast ZoneCast Warnings/Advisories Hourly Track Special
Mountain Home, Arkansas, United States  Lat: 36.34N, Lon: 92.38W
Wx Zone: ARZ005
Warnings, Watches and Advisories:
 

WINTER STORM WATCH

...A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF THE STATE FROM
WEDNESDAY THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE STATE LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING RAPIDLY BEHIND THE BOUNDARY. WINTRY
PRECIPITATION WILL BE POSSIBLE AS EARLY AS WEDNESDAY MORNING
ACROSS NORTHERN ARKANSAS...AND WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD SOUTH
THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO A PERIOD OF SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN...HOWEVER THE MAJORITY OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL
FALL AS SNOW WITH SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS LIKELY. HIGHEST
SNOWFALL TOTALS WILL OCCUR ACROSS PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
WITH AMOUNTS DECREASING TO THE WEST. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS
WILL LIKELY CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* EVENT...SLEET AND SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE STATE FROM NORTH
TO SOUTH ON WEDNESDAY. WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL INITIALLY
START AS SLEET BEFORE QUICKLY TRANSITIONING TO SNOW.
* AREAS AFFECTED...LOCATIONS NORTH OF A LINE FROM JASPER...TO
MOUNTAIN VIEW...TO BATESVILLE...TO NEWPORT.
* TIMING...SLEET WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY MORNING AND TRANSITION TO
SNOW BEFORE MIDDAY...WITH SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT OR EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL LIKELY CAUSE TRAVEL ISSUES ON
AREA ROADWAYS.

WINTER STORM WATCH

...A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF THE STATE FROM
WEDNESDAY THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE STATE LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING RAPIDLY BEHIND THE BOUNDARY. WINTRY
PRECIPITATION WILL BE POSSIBLE AS EARLY AS WEDNESDAY MORNING
ACROSS NORTHERN ARKANSAS...AND WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD SOUTH
THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO A PERIOD OF SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN...HOWEVER THE MAJORITY OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL
FALL AS SNOW WITH SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS LIKELY. HIGHEST
SNOWFALL TOTALS WILL OCCUR ACROSS PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
WITH AMOUNTS DECREASING TO THE WEST. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS
WILL LIKELY CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* EVENT...SLEET AND SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE STATE FROM NORTH
TO SOUTH ON WEDNESDAY. WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL INITIALLY START
AS SLEET BEFORE QUICKLY TRANSITIONING TO SNOW.
* AREAS AFFECTED...LOCATIONS NORTH OF A LINE FROM MENA...TO LITTLE
ROCK...TO CLARENDON.
* TIMING...A BRIEF PERIOD OF SLEET WILL BEGIN BY MIDDAY WEDNESDAY
AND QUICKLY TRANSITION TO SNOW BEFORE THE EVENING HOURS...WITH
SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT OR EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING.
* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL LIKELY CAUSE TRAVEL ISSUES ON
AREA ROADWAYS.

WINTER STORM WATCH

...A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF THE STATE FROM
WEDNESDAY THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE STATE LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING RAPIDLY BEHIND THE BOUNDARY. WINTRY
PRECIPITATION WILL BE POSSIBLE AS EARLY AS WEDNESDAY MORNING
ACROSS NORTHERN ARKANSAS...AND WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD SOUTH
THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO A PERIOD OF SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN...HOWEVER THE MAJORITY OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL
FALL AS SNOW WITH SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS LIKELY. HIGHEST
SNOWFALL TOTALS WILL OCCUR ACROSS PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
WITH AMOUNTS DECREASING TO THE WEST. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS
WILL LIKELY CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* EVENT...SLEET AND SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE STATE FROM NORTH
TO SOUTH ON WEDNESDAY. WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL INITIALLY
START AS SLEET BEFORE QUICKLY TRANSITIONING TO SNOW.
* AREAS AFFECTED...LOCATIONS SOUTH OF A LINE FROM GLENWOOD...TO
STUTTGART.
* TIMING...A BRIEF PERIOD OF SLEET WILL BEGIN BY WEDNESDAY EVENING
AND QUICKLY TRANSITION TO SNOW BEFORE MIDNIGHT...WITH SNOW CONTINUING
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT OR EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL LIKELY CAUSE TRAVEL ISSUES ON
AREA ROADWAYS.

WINTER STORM WATCH

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM LIKELY ACROSS MID-SOUTH WEDNESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SURGE ACROSS THE REGION ON
WEDNESDAY...WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING ACROSS MID-SOUTH THROUGHOUT
THE DAY. THIS WILL ALLOW RAIN TO CHANGEOVER TO FREEZING RAIN THEN
SLEET AND EVENTUALLY SNOW. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF
ICE...SLEET AND SNOW ARE LIKELY BEFORE THE PRECIPITATION TAPERS
OFF WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* SNOW/SLEET/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF
SNOW...SLEET AND ICE ARE LIKELY.
* TIMING...6 AM CST WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY.
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS.

WINTER STORM WATCH

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM LIKELY ACROSS MID-SOUTH WEDNESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SURGE ACROSS THE REGION ON
WEDNESDAY...WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING ACROSS MID-SOUTH THROUGHOUT
THE DAY. THIS WILL ALLOW RAIN TO CHANGEOVER TO FREEZING RAIN THEN
SLEET AND EVENTUALLY SNOW. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF
ICE...SLEET AND SNOW ARE LIKELY BEFORE THE PRECIPITATION TAPERS
OFF WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* SNOW/SLEET/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF
SNOW...SLEET AND ICE ARE LIKELY.
* TIMING...12 PM CST WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY.
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

...WINTER PRECIPITATION POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING...
ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL SWING SOUTH OUT OF NORTHWEST CANADA BRINGING
COLD TEMPERATURES TO THE REGION BEGINNING WEDNESDAY EVENING. MOIST
SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL ALLOW FOR CONTINUED PRECIPITATION WITHIN
THE COLD AIRMASS. AS THE EVENING PROGRESSES...RAIN WILL TRANSITION
TO FREEZING RAIN FOLLOWED BY A MIX OF SLEET AND SNOW ACROSS THE
REGION.
ON WEDNESDAY EVENING...RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN
ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM MAINLY NACOGDOCHES TEXAS TO
MONROE LOUISIANA. AFTER MIDNIGHT...THESE AREAS WILL TRANSITION
FROM FREEZING RAIN TO MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET WHILE LOCATIONS ACROSS
DEEP EAST TEXAS AND NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA WILL EXPERIENCE A
TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN.
TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS COULD AVERAGE UP TO A TENTH TO A QUARTER
OF AN INCH WITH SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS FROM TWO TO FOUR
INCHES ACROSS SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA WITH
LESSER AMOUNTS ELSEWHERE.

FLOOD WARNING

...From the National Weather Service in Little Rock...the Flood
Warning continues for the following river in Arkansas...
Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D affecting Bradley...Calhoun and
Union Counties
River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 12 hours. During periods of
flooding...Evening forecasts are reissued with updated rainfall
forecasts.
Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on ourAdvanced
Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at...
www.srh.noaa.gov/lzk
Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D.
* until Wednesday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:00 PM Sunday the stage was 79.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
early Tuesday morning.
* Impacts at 79.0 feet...Property in low lying areas needs to be
removed. Access roads to oil and gas rigs may be flooded.
&&
Fld     Observed                 Forecast 7 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri
Ouachita River
Thatcher L  79  79.4 Sun 06 PM   79.3   78.9   78.4   77.8   77.2
&&

FLOOD WARNING

...From the National Weather Service in Little Rock...the Flood
Warning continues for the following river in Arkansas...
Cache River Near Patterson affecting Jackson and Woodruff Counties
River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 12 hours. During periods of
flooding...Evening forecasts are reissued with updated rainfall
forecasts.
Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on ourAdvanced
Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at...
www.srh.noaa.gov/lzk
Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Cache River Near Patterson.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 10.0 feet
by Monday morning and will remain above flood stage for the next
7 days at least.
* Impacts at 10.0 feet...Pastureland and cropland not protected by
levees in Jackson and Woodruff counties affected. Water is deep along
the shoulders of State Highway 18 near Grubbs. Water over portions of
Woodruff County Road 775 north of State Highway 260.
&&
Fld     Observed                 Forecast 7 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri
Cache River
Patterson    8  10.1 Sun 08 PM    10.0    9.8    9.6    9.5    9.4
&&

FLOOD WARNING

The flood warning continues for
the Bayou Dorcheat Near Springhill.
* until late Wednesday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:00 AM Sunday THE stage WAS 13.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Wednesday morning.
* Impact...at 13.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding of boat ramps. Move
livestock to higher ground.
&&