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Flash Flood Watch This Weekend

Heavy rain is becoming more likely for Friday and this weekend. Moisture from the Pacific Ocean will be moving in as a front approaches Arkansas. FLASH FLOOD WA...
KFSM 2017

Heavy rain is becoming more likely for Friday and this weekend. Moisture from the Pacific Ocean will be moving in as a front approaches Arkansas.

FLASH FLOOD WATCH

Friday 1PM — Sunday 7AM.


HEAVIEST RAIN

Friday 3PM — Saturday 7PM

Several rounds of heavy rain are likely, especially Friday evening and Saturday morning.

KFSM 2017

Some folks may only get 1-2 inches, however some may have the chance to pick up 3-5 inches through the weekend. Right now the heaviest rain is trending in the River Valley and eastern Oklahoma.

DMA RPM 4km Futurecast Rainfall

Severe weather does not look likely. This mainly seems like a heavy rain event.  Expect more details on the way.

-5NEWS Weather