THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH THAT IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM THURSDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN ARKANSAS.

THIS WATCH INCLUDES 12 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL ARKANSAS

CONWAY                POPE                  YELL

IN NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS

BAXTER                BOONE                 MARION                NEWTON              SEARCY                VAN BUREN

IN WESTERN ARKANSAS

JOHNSON               LOGAN                 SCOTT

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF BOONEVILLE, BULL SHOALS, CLARKSVILLE, CLINTON, DANVILLE, DARDANELLE, FAIRFIELD BAY, FLIPPIN, HARRISON, JASPER, LESLIE, MARSHALL, MORRILTON, MOUNTAIN HOME, OLA, PARIS, RUSSELLVILLE, SUMMIT, WALDRON, WESTERN GROVE, AND YELLVILLE.

A watch means that conditions are favorable for storms capable of producing severe weather. The main concerns are gusty winds, hail, as well as heavy rainfall.

Issuing Office: Little Rock

Source: National Weather Service

Issued: Wed, Sep 25, 9:30 PM CDT