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 SAT JUL 26 2014

ACROSS ARKANSAS ON FRIDAY...SKIES WERE PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY WITH
MILD AND DRY WEATHER CONDITIONS. WINDS WERE LIGHT AND GENERALLY OUT
OF THE SOUTH. AFTER MORNING LOWS MAINLY IN THE 60S...HIGH
TEMPERATURES ON FRIDAY TOPPED OUT IN THE MID 80S TO LOWER 90S.

ON THE EARLY MORNING WEATHER MAP...UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE WAS
BUILDING ACROSS THE STATE. THE COLD FRONT THAT MOVED THROUGH ON
WEDNESDAY AND STALLED OVER THE SOUTHWEST FOR A FEW DAYS MOVED ACROSS
THE STATE AS A WARM FRONT LAST NIGHT BRINGING HOT AND HUMID
CONDITIONS BACK TO THE AREA. TEMPERATURES AT THE 5 AM HOUR WERE IN
THE 70S UNDER A MAINLY CLEAR SKY. WINDS WERE GENERALLY FROM THE
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

OVER THIS WEEKEND...WARMER CONDITIONS WILL BE SEEN AS UPPER LEVEL
HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE OVER THE REGION. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL
BE IN THE LOWER TO MID 90S...WHILE OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL BE IN THE
UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL REACH AROUND 100
DEGREES OR MORE IN THE AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY ON SUNDAY.

THIS HEAT SHOULD NOT PERSIST FOR LONG...AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH NORTHERN ARKANSAS LATE SUNDAY. THE FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTHWARD
THROUGH THE STATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND INTO MONDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ACCOMPANY THE FRONT. IN ITS WAKE...ARKANSAS
WILL BE IN FOR ANOTHER PERIOD OF UNSEASONABLY COOLER TEMPERATURES
NEXT WEEK.

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