An enhanced risk of severe weather is possible Friday across in Southeast Arkansas, according to the National Weather Service.

Strong to severe storms are possible. Damaging winds will be the primary threat expected with the strongest storms. Some large hail and a brief weak tornado could also be seen.

UPDATES

10:13 a.m. —  A Flood Watch is in effect until 2 p.m. for Lincoln, Cleveland, Jefferson and Arkansas counties. Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.

9:42 a.m. — A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Chicot County and Southeastern Ashley County. At 9:42 a.m., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from six miles east of Dermott to near Chicot Junction to nine miles west of Gassoway, moving east at 35 mph with 60 mph wind gusts. The severe thunderstorms will be near Lake Village and Chicot Junction around 9:45 a.m. and Eudora around 9:55 a.m.

9:11 a.m. — A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 9:45 a.m. for Ashley County. At 9:11 a.m. severe thunderstorm were located along a line extending from near Ladelle to near Hamburg to near Beekman, moving east at 40 mph. with 60 mph wind gusts.

8:57 a.m. — A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 9:45 a.m. for Bradley and Drew counties. At 8:56 a.m., a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles northwest of West Crossett, moving southeast at 55 miles per hour with 60 mph wind gusts.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains valid until 11 a.m. for Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Desha, Drew and Lincoln counties.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 3 p.m. for Ashley and Chicot counties.