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Hot with Scattered Storms on September 1, 2013
 
 It was very hot across much of central and southern Arkansas ahead of an incoming cold front at 300 pm CDT on 09/01/2013.

The heat continued on September 1st ahead of an approaching cold from the Plains. For the second day in a row, it was 103 degrees at Russellville (Pope County). Monticello (Drew County) was not far behind with 102 degrees. De Queen (Sevier County), Fort Smith (Sebastian County), Pine Bluff (Jefferson County) and Texarkana (Miller County) all had maximums of 101 degrees.

In the picture: It was very hot across much of central and southern Arkansas ahead of an incoming cold front at 300 pm CDT on 09/01/2013. Across the northern counties, clouds and cool outflow from dissipating storms earlier in the day kept temperatures down.

 

Severe storms were a little more widespread than in previous days, mainly from Little Rock (Pulaski County) westward. The satellite showed storms erupting in the western half of Arkansas from 330 pm to 730 pm CDT on 09/01/2013.
In the picture: The satellite showed storms erupting in the western half of Arkansas from 330 pm to 730 pm CDT on 09/01/2013.

 

Cool outflow from collapsing storms in northwest Arkansas triggered new storms near Paris (Logan County) between 500 pm and 530 pm CDT on 09/01/2013.
Trees and power lines were downed at Paris (Logan County) and also just southwest of Conway (Faulkner County). Highway 71 was blocked by fallen trees four miles south of Mena (Polk County). Damaging winds knocked out power northeast of Pottsville (Pope County), to the west of Macon (Pulaski County) and at Plainview (Yell County). Golfball size hail was reported close to Mountainburg (Crawford County).
In the picture: Cool outflow from collapsing storms in northwest Arkansas triggered new storms near Paris (Logan County) between 500 pm and 530 pm CDT on 09/01/2013. The storms became severe, and created damaging winds in town.

 

The aforementioned front swept through the area on the 2nd. Behind the front, daytime temperatures were slightly cooler. Drier air led to noticeably cooler readings at night.

 

Storm Reports
There were scattered severe storms in central and western Arkansas on September 1st, 2013. For a look at some reports, click here.
 
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Preliminary reports of severe weather in the Little Rock County Warning Area on September 1, 2013 (in red).
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In the picture: Preliminary reports of severe weather in the Little Rock County Warning Area on September 1, 2013 (in red).

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