Flash Flood Watch for parts of Arkansas

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A Flood Watch remains in effect for parts of Arkansas including the Little Rock metro area through Wednesday morning. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for parts of Northern Arkansas until Midnight. An Ice Storm Warning is in effect until Midnight for Boone, Newton and Searcy Counties. Ice accumulations to 3 tenths of an inch causing some isolated tree and power line damage

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. 

Rain, heavy at times, will continue to move through Arkansas this evening. Some isolated thunderstorms are possible as well, although no severe weather is expected. 

Temperatures are generally above freezing this afternoon, except for isolated portions of Northwest Arkansas. Icing is not expected for Central Arkansas, but some light glazing is possible Northern Arkansas and higher elevations where temperatures or close to or just below freezing. Temperatures will slowly warm tonight keeping ice accumulations minimal. 

Rain will diminish after Midnight, but a few showers linger into Wednesday morning. 

Additional rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches for Central Arkansas with localized 3 inches Northeast. 

A break in the rainfall is expected Wednesday afternoon, but showers likely return by Thursday night into Friday. Additional heavy rainfall and storms are possible on Sunday with a stronger storm system. 

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