AMBER ALERT! – One Year Old Taken from Conway, Arkansas

UPDATE!  This Amber Alert has been cancelled, as the child has been found safe! The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, as requested by the Conway, Arkansas Police Department, has issued an Amber Alert for a one-year-old, allegedly taken by knife-point. Police say 1-year-old Jimmy Fernando Bonilla was last seen this (Tuesday) morning (February […]

This Weekend’s Severe Weather Outlook for Arkansas (Updated)

Severe Thunderstorms will be possible Saturday night and Sunday, mainly in the southeast parts of Arkansas, according to Brian Smith of the National Weather Service office in Little Rock. Low pressure is expected to develop to the southwest of Arkansas on Saturday.  Then, by Saturday evening, the developing low will push a warm front into […]

Arkansas’ Total Snow Accumulations Forecast for Thursday Night through Friday

According to the National Weather Service Office in Little Rock, weak upper level disturbances will move across the area Thursday night through Friday morning.  Temperatures will be cold enough that any precipitation will fall in the form of snow.  Snow amounts will be light with most locations averaging under an inch.

Latest Outlook for Severe Weather Today Across Arkansas

Scattered to widespread showers and some thunderstorms will continue for a good portion of the state late this morning into the afternoon hours. However, some strong to severe storms could still be possible across southeastern sections of Arkansas. Threat expected with strongest storms: -Damaging winds Other threats possible: -Large hail -Isolated tornado However, best chances […]

Wintry Weekend Outlook for the Arkansas River Valley

The Arkansas River Valley is bracing for some potentially hazardous driving conditions late Saturday into early Sunday morning. After temperatures in the 60s for much of the day on Saturday and a possibility of rain and thunderstorms for the afternoon, Fort Smith and other western parts of the valley could see some freezing precipitation as […]

Dash Cam Video Posted of Lawrence County Police Chase Ending in Crash

The Youtube channel “Police Car Chase 2016” has published the dash cam video of a high speed chase involving Lawrency County authorities and a Chevrolet Colorado pickup driven by an apparent escapee.

NWS Radar Shows Light Snow Entering Arkansas this Morning

The National Weather Service in Little Rock says snow is in the forecast for some parts of the state today and tonight. The NWS radar in Fort Smith (shown below) is starting to detect some bands of light snow across portions of NE Oklahoma and NW Arkansas this morning. Much of this may be melting […]