Little Rock Hits 100, Storms Possible Late


Published 06/27 2013 03:14PM

Updated 06/27 2013 03:19PM

Temperatures in Central Arkansas reached the 100 degree mark for the first time this year so far in many spots. Little Rock National Airport recorded a temperature of 100 degrees at 3 PM with a heat index of 108.

Heat Index values across Central Arkansas are topping 110 in some spots, which can be dangerous with prolonged outdoor exposure or strenuous activity.

Thunderstorms will become likely during the late evening and overnight hours as a disturbance approaches from the Northwest. Some storms may produce some strong gusty winds. Below is the forecast radar for around Midnight.

The Storm Prediction Center indicates a SLIGHT risk for severe storms through tonight in the area shaded in yellow.

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