LITTLE ROCK, AR – A Winter Storm Watch is set to take effect for much of the state from Wednesday through late Wednesday night.
The National Weather Service says a strong cold front will move into the state late Tuesday night with temperatures falling rapidly behind the boundary.
Wintry precipitation will be possible as early as Wednesday morning across northern Arkansas and will continue to spread south through the day.
Rain will transition to a period of sleet and freezing rain, however the majority of the precipitation will fall as snow with significant accumulations likely.
Highest snowfall totals will occur across portions of East Central Arkansas, with amounts decreasing to the west.
Significant accumulations will likely cause hazardous travel conditions.