A few severe thunderstorms are expected in Arkansas on Monday afternoon, into the evening hours and again on Tuesday afternoon and evening, the National Weather Service said.
Although damaging winds are possible, weather service meteorologist John Robinson says the amount of rainfall received is most important.
Flash flood watches are currently in effect throughout much of the northern and central part of the state, including Faulkner County.
Robinson said the best chance for heavy rain will come early Tuesday morning and into Tuesday night. Significant rainfalls could continue into Wednesday, but is expected to be seen only in southern Arkansas.
Robinson said rainfall amounts through Wednesday are expected to range between 1 and 3 inches across much of Arkansas, although some areas could see rainfall in the 4 to 5-inch range.