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:
 

DENSE FOG ADVISORY

...A DENSE FOG ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR A LARGE PART OF THE
SOUTHERN HALF OF ARKANSAS...
.THE COMBINATION OF LIGHT WINDS AND HIGH MOISTURE NEAR THE GROUND
HAS CAUSED DENSE FOG TO FORM.
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST FRIDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A DENSE
FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST FRIDAY.
* EVENT...AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL PREVAIL ACROSS SOUTHERN ARKANSAS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* AREAS AFFECTED... MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM MT. IDA
TO LITTLE ROCK TO BRINKLEY.
* VISIBILITY...VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE
QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.
* IMPACTS...DENSE FOG WILL MAKE DRIVING CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS...
ESPECIALLY IN VALLEYS...OUTLYING AREAS AND NEAR BODIES OF
WATER.

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 Thursday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 79.2 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
Thursday early afternoon.
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Fld     Observed                 Forecast 7 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun
Ouachita River
Thatcher L  79  79.2 Tue 06 AM   79.0    78.8   78.0   77.5   77.1
&&

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 6:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 9.3 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 8.8 feet
by Thursday morning.
&&
Fld     Observed                 Forecast 7 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun
Cache River
Patterson    8   9.3 Tue 06 PM    9.2    8.8    8.6    8.7    8.9
&&

WINTER STORM WATCH

...WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
* EVENT...RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND EVENTUALLY TO
SLEET.
* TIMING...WINTER PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF FREEZING RAIN IS
EXPECTED DURING THE EVENING HOURS WEDNESDAY FOLLOWED BY A
TRANSITION TO SLEET AND SNOW DURING BEFORE ENDING.
* IMPACT...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO A
QUARTER OF AN INCH WILL MAKE DRIVING CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS.

WINTER STORM WATCH

...WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
* EVENT...RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND EVENTUALLY TO
SLEET.
* TIMING...WINTER PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF FREEZING RAIN IS
EXPECTED DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS THURSDAY FOLLOWED BY A
TRANSITION TO SLEET BEFORE ENDING.
* IMPACT...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO A
QUARTER OF AN INCH WILL MAKE DRIVING CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS.

WINTER STORM WARNING

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY...
A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY.
* EVENT...FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW...WILL SPREAD ACROSS
THE STATE ON WEDNESDAY.
* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 3
TO 6 INCHES...WITH THE LARGEST AMOUNTS TO THE NORTH AND AREAS
LIKE BATESVILLE AND SEARCY. SOME LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
ACCUMULATIONS MAY ALSO BE POSSIBLE BUT SHOULD ONLY BE A FEW
HUNDREDTHS AT THE MOST BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO SLEET AND SNOW.
* TIMING...FREEZING RAIN AND 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 WARNING

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY...
A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY.
* EVENT...FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW...WILL SPREAD ACROSS
THE STATE ON WEDNESDAY.
* ACCUMULATIONS...A MIX OF ICE AND SNOW AND SLEET WILL ACCUMULATE
ACROSS CENTRAL ARKANSAS. FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATION WILL RANGE
BETWEEN A TENTH OF AN INCH UP TO AROUND A QUARTER OF AN INCH.
SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 1-2 INCHES IN THE
WEST...TO 2-4 INCHES FOR AREAS NORTH OF A LINE FROM AROUND
CONWAY TO LITTLE ROCK TO STUTTGART.
* TIMING...FREEZING RAIN WILL SPREAD SOUTH TO AROUND THE I-40
CORRIDOR BY 2-3 PM...AND INTO SOUTHERN ARKANSAS BY 4-6 PM. A
CHANGE TO MOSTLY SNOW WILL OCCUR ABOUT THREE HOURS AFTER ONSET
OF FREEZING RAIN.
* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL LIKELY CAUSE TRAVEL ISSUES ON
AREA ROADWAYS.

WINTER STORM WARNING

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY...
A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* EVENT...FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW...WILL SPREAD ACROSS
THE STATE ON WEDNESDAY.
* TIMING...FREEZING RAIN WILL BEGIN AROUND 4-6 PM...THEN
TRANSITION TO SLEET AROUND 8 PM. PRECIPITATION SHOULD CHANGE TO
MOSTLY SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL LIKELY CAUSE TRAVEL ISSUES ON
AREA ROADWAYS. SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE
DUE TO ICING.

WINTER STORM WARNING

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM EXPECTED ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF
THE MIDSOUTH WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SURGE ACROSS THE REGION TOMORROW...
WITH FALLING TEMPERATURES THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THIS WILL ALLOW
RAIN TO CHANGEOVER TO FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW IN MANY
AREAS BEFORE COMING TO AN END MIDDAY THURSDAY. SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE ARE LIKELY. IN ADDITION
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CREATE WINDCHILLS INTO THE SINGLE
DIGITS AND LOW TEENS ABOVE ZERO...AND MAY AID IN SPORADIC POWER
OUTAGES WHERE HEAVIER AMOUNTS OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET FALL.
...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO NOON
CST THURSDAY...
* SNOW/SLEET/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6
INCHES...SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...AND ICE
ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN A QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED.
* TIMING...6 AM CST WEDNESDAY TO MIDDAY THURSDAY.
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS. SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES
WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

WINTER STORM WARNING

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM EXPECTED ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF
THE MIDSOUTH WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SURGE ACROSS THE REGION TOMORROW...
WITH FALLING TEMPERATURES THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THIS WILL ALLOW
RAIN TO CHANGEOVER TO FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW IN MANY
AREAS BEFORE COMING TO AN END MIDDAY THURSDAY. SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE ARE LIKELY. IN ADDITION
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CREATE WINDCHILLS INTO THE SINGLE
DIGITS AND LOW TEENS ABOVE ZERO...AND MAY AID IN SPORADIC POWER
OUTAGES WHERE HEAVIER AMOUNTS OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET FALL.
...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO NOON
CST THURSDAY...
* SNOW/SLEET/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4
INCHES...SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 0.5 TO 2.5 INCHES...AND ICE
ACCUMULATIONS OF A QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED.
* TIMING...12 PM CST WEDNESDAY TO MIDDAY THURSDAY.
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS. SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES
WILL BE POSSIBLE.

WINTER STORM WARNING

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
* IN ARKANSAS...WASHINGTON...MADISON AND CARROLL.
* THIS REPLACES THE WINTER STORM WATCH THAT WAS IN EFFECT.
HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* RAIN IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TONIGHT AND INTO TOMORROW. THE
RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND FINALLY
SNOW DURING THE DAY WEDNESDAY AS COLD AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION
BEHIND A COLD FRONT. WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL PERSIST INTO
WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST.
* 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION AND A QUARTER INCH
OR LESS OF ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO
MIDNIGHT CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS SHOULD SEE
THE GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS AND IMPACTS FROM THE WINTRY
PRECIPITATION.
IMPACTS...
* TRAVEL WILL BECOME VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. POWER OUTAGES
ARE POSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS.
DEFINITION...
* A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER IS
EXPECTED OR IS OCCURRING. GUSTY WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

WINTER STORM WARNING

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
* IN ARKANSAS...CRAWFORD...SEBASTIAN AND FRANKLIN.
* THIS REPLACES THE WINTER STORM WATCH THAT WAS IN EFFECT.
HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* RAIN IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TONIGHT AND INTO TOMORROW. THE
RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND FINALLY
SNOW DURING WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AS COLD AIR
MOVES INTO THE REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT. WINTRY PRECIPITATION
WILL PERSIST INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF FROM
NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST.
* 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION AND A QUARTER INCH
OR LESS OF ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO
MIDNIGHT CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS SHOULD SEE
THE GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS AND IMPACTS FROM THE WINTRY
PRECIPITATION.
IMPACTS...
* TRAVEL WILL BECOME VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. POWER OUTAGES
ARE POSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS.
DEFINITION...
* A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER IS
EXPECTED OR IS OCCURRING. GUSTY WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 3 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
* IN ARKANSAS...BENTON.
* THIS REPLACES THE WINTER STORM WATCH THAT WAS IN EFFECT.
HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* RAIN IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TONIGHT AND INTO TOMORROW. THE
RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND FINALLY
SNOW BEGINNING EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING AS COLD AIR MOVES INTO
THE REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT. WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL
PERSIST INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF FROM NORTHWEST
TO SOUTHEAST.
* UP TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION AND LESS THAN A
TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED FROM 3 AM
WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
IMPACTS...
* ROADS IN THE ADVISORY AREA MAY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS...
ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES AND NON-TREATED SURFACES.
DEFINITION...
* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINTERY PRECIPITATION MAY
ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS.

WINTER STORM WATCH

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* TIMING: RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE TO FREEZING RAIN WEDNESDAY
EVENING. THEN A MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IS EXPECTED
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* ACCUMULATION: SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE.
* IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY WITH POWER
OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

FLOOD WARNING

The flood warning continues for
the Bayou Dorcheat Near Springhill Louisiana.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1000 AM Tuesday the stage was 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...Expect little change to very slow falls through
Wednesday morning.  Additional rainfall is likely through Thursday
morning that may result in a new rise developing during this weekend.
* Impact...at 13.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding of boat ramps. Move
livestock to higher ground.
&&