Severe Weather Alert Day: March 31, 2023

Severe Weather Map 3-31-2023

The National Weather Service office in Little Rock is predicting that March 2023 will not go out like a lamb.

All of Arkansas is included in a severe weather outlook issued for Friday, March 31. The advisory indicates the region including the Arkansas Tech University campus in Russellville is under an enhanced risk for severe weather, while the ATU campus in Ozark is included in an area under a slight risk for severe weather.

Damaging straight-line winds and large hail are perceived to be the primary threats with this system. Tornadoes are possible.

If it materializes, the severe weather is projected to reach ATU’s campuses during the afternoon hours on Friday.

If the severe weather leads to any building issues (including leaks in any ATU facilities), those who discover the issues are asked to contact the ATU Office of Facilities Management at (479) 968-0261 for assistance.

Follow @NWSLittleRock on Twitter and other trusted sources of weather information for updates.

Arkansas Tech students, faculty and staff are encouraged to review the severe weather procedures outlined at