- The areas with the best chance of storms today will be in our northern and northwestern parts of Region 8. See map below.
- The greatest risk is lightning and gusty winds. Some hail is possible, like yesterday.
- Storms should weaken by the evening.
- Turn on your notifications to get the First Alert to approaching storms.
Let's dive into the details. First, here's where we think the greatest risk of severe weather will be today. Notice, it's a LOW to MEDIUM risk. Let's not panic. Some parts of Region 8 have NO risk of severe weather:
The storms will arrive near Lake Norfork first. Yesterday, a strong storm impacted Lake Norfork and that could happen again today. Don't cancel your plans, just have a way to take shelter as the storms pass through. Let's breakdown the timing:
Possible radar at 2:00PM:
Storms will continue to move into Region 8. Here's the possible radar image at 4:00 PM:
By the evening hours, these storms may start weakening. This is great news for the communities that will have fireworks tonight. We will watch radar closely. Here's 7:00 PM:
Once again, have a way to get weather information today. I'm not canceling my plans, so their may be a 4-5 hour window when I won't be tracking the storms, but Rachel Coulter will be keeping you updated! Find her on Twitter and Facebook.
Have a great day!