Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR
AWUS84 KLZK 211717
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1125 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017
Scattered showers continued to move across the Natural State as a
low pressure system passed just to our south. Rainfall amounts
during the overnight and morning hours ranged from just a trace
across western Arkansas to near an inch in places in central and
eastern Arkansas. Overnight lows were well above average for
February, with temperatures in the 50s.
Showers will gradually diminish through the day on Tuesday, and
should be almost completely out of the state by sunset. Temperatures
are expected to rise just a little bit today, with highs in the 60s.
Springlike weather will continue on Thursday. A new cold front will
arrive from the west Thursday night and Friday. It will be windy
surrounding the front, with small chances for showers in the
As winds pick up and drier air arrives behind the front on Friday,
the fire danger is expected to increase. Given drought conditions in
northwest Arkansas, this is where the wildfire concern will be
It will be cooler on Saturday, with temperatures closer to seasonal.
A freeze will be possible in parts of the northwest Saturday
morning, and in northern and central sections of the state Sunday