Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
542 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.AVIATION...
SNOW WILL QUICKLY EXIT THE AREA...WITH IMPROVEMENT AT LLQ BY 15Z.
AFTER SNOW...VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL. GUSTY WINDS WILL
DECREASE BY MID DAY ACROSS THE DELTA.
&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 511 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015/

SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
SNOW/SLEET WINDING DOWN THIS MORNING...BUT STILL GOING OVER
ABOUT THE SOUTHEAST HALF OF THE STATE. WINTER STORM WARNINGS
REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THESE AREAS. COULD SEE UP TO AN INCH OF
ACCUMULATION...WITH LOCALLY UP TO TWO INCHES BEFORE THE EVENT
COMES TO A CLOSE THIS MORNING.

NORTH/NORTHEAST WINDS REMAIN GUSTY OVER THE DELTA THIS
MORNING...AND KEPT A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN PLACE.

OTHERWISE...THERE WILL BE SLOW CLEARING FROM THE WEST TODAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL BE RIDICULOUSLY COLD FOR EARLY MARCH...WITH
AFTERNOON READING STRUGGLING TO REACH FREEZING. WE WILL DROP
BACK INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS AND TEENS TONIGHT.

LONG TERM...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE OVER THE REGION FRIDAY MORNING...WITH MANY
RECORD LOWS IN JEOPARDY. HIGHS FRIDAY AFTERNOON WILL CLIMB ABOVE
FREEZING...WITH THE COOLEST AREAS IN THE EAST. SOUTH WINDS WILL
INCREASE SATURDAY...WITH MANY AREAS CLIMBING INTO THE 50S.

GUIDANCE HAS SHOWN MOISTURE INCREASING AS WAVE MOVES ALONG THE GULF
COAST. HAVE INTRODUCED POPS ACROSS THE SOUTH SUNDAY...BUT HAVE LEFT
AT SLIGHT CHANCES. MOISTURE IS THEN SHUNTED BACK TO THE SOUTH...BUT
MAY MOVE BACK NORTH BY MID WEEK.
&&

.LZK WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
WINTER STORM WARNING UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING FOR
ARKANSAS-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-CONWAY-DALLAS-
DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-INDEPENDENCE-
JACKSON-JEFFERSON-LINCOLN-LONOKE-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-OUACHITA-
PERRY-PIKE-PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-WHITE-WOODRUFF.

LAKE WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING FOR ARKANSAS-
DESHA-DREW-JEFFERSON-LINCOLN-LONOKE-MONROE-PRAIRIE-WOODRUFF.

&&

$$

AVIATION...58



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