Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KLZK 270550 AAC

Area Forecast Discussion...UPDATED
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
1250 AM CDT Tue Jun 27 2017


Updated for the 06z aviation discussion below.



An upper level disturbance moving through the NW flow aloft will
bring some light showers to the northern terminals early in the
period. A little patchy fog around day break may bring brief MVFR
conditions to a few sites. Otherwise, widespread VFR conditions are
expected with only mid to high level moisture expected. Surface high
pressure will be moving east through the period with winds turning
more east to southeast with time.


.PREV DISCUSSION...(ISSUED 850 PM CDT Mon Jun 26 2017 )

A weak front remains stretched out across the north with a just
as weak upper level impulses moving through the NW flow aloft.
Result has been a few showers across the north central sections
of the state with maybe a rumble of thunder or two.

Forecast has this pretty well covered but precip chances will be
adjusted a little southward based on current radar trends. Winds
and cloud cover also tweaked this evening but otherwise the
forecast looks on track. All updates out.

PREV DISCUSSION...(ISSUED 247 PM CDT Mon Jun 26 2017 )

Short Term...Tonight thru Wednesday...
Another relatively mild night for late June is in store for the
region tonight, with overnight lows ranging from the mid 60`s to the
upper 50`s across most of the area. A surface high will start to
push to the east tomorrow, setting up a return southerly flow by
Wednesday. Dewpoints are generally in the 50`s to the lower 60`s
today, and these will increase to the mid 60`s to around 70 by the
end of the term. High temps will increase by Wed as well, although
most will still remain a bit below climo.

Above the surface, the area will remain at the eastern edge of an
upper level ridge tomorrow, and this will flatten out by Wednesday.
A few shortwaves moving thru the flat ridge can be expected to bring
some periods of high/mid clouds, mainly across the north.

Long Term...Wednesday Night through Monday
Surface low pressure developing in the plains will drag a cold front
toward the region at the end of the week. Flow will amplify a bit,
allowing the front into the area, where it should slow down or
stall. Several waves will move along it, and interact with it. This
will bring continued rain chances through the weekend. Temperatures
will largely be dependent on the position of the front and cloud


.LZK Watches/Warnings/Advisories...NONE.


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