FIRST ALERT: Isolated severe storms possible Saturday

FIRST ALERT: Isolated severe storms possible Saturday
Futuretrack at 4pm Saturday (Source: KSLA)

A cold front moving across the ArkLaTex Saturday is expected to spark off a round of showers and storms. A few storms could be strong to severe. The latest severe weather outlook has placed some of the ArkLaTex in a ‘Marginal’ risk of severe weather, which is the lowest threat level.

Parts of the ArkLaTex are under a 'Marginal' risk of severe weather
Parts of the ArkLaTex are under a 'Marginal' risk of severe weather (Source: KSLA)

Damaging wind gusts and some hail are possible with the strongest storms. The tornado risk appears to be very low at this time.

Damaging wind and hail are possible with the strongest storms
Damaging wind and hail are possible with the strongest storms (Source: KSLA)

Storms are expected to fire up during the afternoon hours. Futuretrack shows a broken line of showers and thunderstorms across portions of SW Arkansas, NW Louisiana and east Texas by 4pm.

Futuretrack at 4pm Saturday
Futuretrack at 4pm Saturday (Source: KSLA)

By 7pm storms will still be occurring with a risk of isolated severe weather.

Futuretrack at 7pm Saturday
Futuretrack at 7pm Saturday (Source: KSLA)

Storms will move away from the area during the evening hours.

While we don’t expect to see widespread severe weather, it’s important to stay weather aware and have multiple ways to get weather alerts. Here’s how you can keep up the latest forecast information from the KSLA First Alert Weather team:

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