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Heavy rainfall, cooler temperatures expected in Arkansas

September 21, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Heavy rainfall is expected throughout much of Arkansas this weekend, and forecasters say some areas could see 5 inches of rain or more.

Statewide, about 2 to 4 inches of rain are expected to fall through Sunday, but much of north and central Arkansas could see 4 to 6 inches of rain. Forecasters say the heaviest rain is expected in western Arkansas, and flash flooding could occur.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch through 7 p.m. Sunday for much of central and northern Arkansas.

Much cooler temperatures are expected as the rain moves through, with weekend highs expected to be in the 70s.

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