Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
425 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

HIGH PRESSURE WAS CENTERED OVER ARKANSAS LATE THIS AFTERNOON...BUT
WILL BEGIN TO MOVE EASTWARD THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SKIES WERE
PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE...EXCEPT MOSTLY
CLOUDY ACROSS THE EXTREME WEST THIS AFTERNOON.  AN AREA OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN OKLAHOMA HAD MOVED INTO EXTREME WESTERN
ARKANSAS DURING THE AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE LOW
TO MID 60S ACROSS THE NORTHWEST...TO THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S OVER
THE CENTRAL AND SOUTH. WINDS WERE GENERALLY EAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.
PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH LOWS IN THE 50S...WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE WEST.

SATURDAY WILL SEE THE RETURN OF WARM AND MOIST SOUTHERLY WINDS
ACROSS THE REGION. THE MOIST AIR WILL SET THE STAGE FOR A STORM
SYSTEM TO APPROACH THE STATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY. HEAVY
RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM SYSTEM...AND AS A RESULT...A
FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT. IT REMAINS IMPORTANT FOR THE
PEOPLE OF ARKANSAS TO REMAIN AWARE OF THE WEATHER WHEN PARTAKING IN
ANY OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST FOR MUCH OF UPCOMING
WEEK...WITH TEMPERATURES GRADUALLY WARMING EACH DAY. TEMPERATURES
WILL RETURN TO NEAR NORMAL LEVELS BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...WITH
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

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