The National Weather Service says the Mid-South could be facing some strong to severe storms tonight. The most significant concern is winds gusting to as high as 45 mph. The KWAM severe weather team has been activated and will post updates throughout the night. Click here to watch the storms in real time on the KWAM Weather Radar page.Following is a statement from the NWS:
A couple of strong to potentially severe thunderstorms are possible Friday night into early Saturday across portions of eastern Arkansas. Gusty winds are the main threat.
A wind advisory is in effect for a good portion Mid-South late Friday night into Saturday morning. Sustained winds of 25 mph with gusts as high as 45 mph may result in a few downed trees and scattered power outages.