Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
853 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

A MOSTLY SUNNY SKY WAS SEEN ACROSS THE NATURAL STATE THIS THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...ALLOWING TEMPERATURES TO WARM AGAIN INTO THE 90S FOR
MOST LOCATIONS. HOWEVER...SOME UPPER 80S WERE SEEN IN THE HIGHER
TERRAIN. A COUPLE ISOLATED SHOWERS DEVELOPED ACROSS PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON...BUT THE MAJORITY OF THE STATE
REMAINED DRY. LATE THIS EVENING...A MOSTLY CLEAR SKY
PERSISTED...WITH TEMPERATURES DROPPING DOWN INTO THE UPPER 70S TO
MID 80S. EXPECT A MOSTLY CLEAR SKY TO PERSIST OVERNIGHT...WITH
THURSDAY MORNING LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S

HOT AND HUMID WEATHER WILL PERSIST FRIDAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND AS
THE UPPER RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE DEVELOPS ACROSS THE REGION. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S...WITH A FEW LOCATIONS
SEEING TEMPERATURES NEARING 100 DEGREES THIS WEEKEND. LOW
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN IN THE 70S. IT APPEARS THE RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL LAST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK THEN GRADUALLY BREAK DOWN BY
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL ALLOW A COLD FRONT TO APPROACH
THE STATE FROM THE NORTH...AND SHOULD END THE HOT SPELL.

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