Tornado Watch Issued For Much Of Arkansas

Tornado Watch Issued For Much Of Arkansas

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for much of Arkansas, and rain and storms are forecast to last through much of Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for much of Arkansas, and rain and storms are forecast to last through much of Tuesday.

The tornado watch is in effect until 3 a.m. west and north of a line from Texarkana to Batesville.

Forecasters say the main threat Tuesday will shift to damaging winds and heavy rain, though isolated tornadoes are possible.

Parts of west-central Arkansas could get between 4 and 5 inches of rain. Flash flooding is possible in sections with heavy rain.

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., says much of the southern two-thirds of Arkansas is at moderate risk for severe weather on Tuesday, with a slight chance for much of the rest of the state.
Tornado warnings were issued Monday night in northwest Arkansas.

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