Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
525 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

IT WAS MOSTLY CLEAR OVERNIGHT. PREDAWN TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MID
40S TO MID 50S...WITH READINGS NEAR 40 DEGREES IN THE NORTHWEST.

ON THE EARLY MORNING WEATHER MAP...HIGH PRESSURE WAS OVER ARKANSAS.
THE HIGH WILL BRING ANOTHER MILD DAY...WITH PLENTY OF SUNSHINE IN
THE FORECAST. TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL CLIMB INTO THE 70S TO
LOWER 80S.

LOOKING AHEAD...A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH TOWARD THE REGION FROM THE
PLAINS ON THURSDAY. BREEZY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL EXIST AHEAD
OF THE FRONT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
DEVELOP...ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ISOLATED
STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE IN THE SOUTHEAST HALF OF THE STATE.

PRECIPITATION SHOULD END BY FRIDAY...BUT THE FRONT SHOULD STALL IN
OR NEAR ARKANSAS. THAT WILL KEEP CONDITIONS MILD HEADING INTO THE
WEEKEND. THE FRONT WILL MOVE BACK TO THE NORTH FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY. SMALL CHANCES FOR RAIN WILL EXIST AS THIS HAPPENS.

ON SUNDAY...A NEW STORM SYSTEM WILL FORM IN KANSAS...AND WILL TRACK
TO THE NORTHEAST. THE SYSTEM WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT TOWARD THE
REGION...WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. AREAS OF
HEAVY RAIN AND SOME SEVERE WEATHER COULD RESULT. MUCH COOLER AIR IS
EXPECTED TO FOLLOW THE FRONT.

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