Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1125 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

HIGH PRESSURE IS CENTERED OVER ARKANSAS...BUT WILL BEGIN TO DEPART
TO THE EAST LATER TODAY. MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WERE SEEN ACROSS THE
STATE DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MORNING HOURS WITH LOW
TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.

AFTER SKY CONDITIONS START OUT MOSTLY CLEAR...CLOUDS WILL THICKEN AS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVE TOWARD THE STATE FROM THE WEST. MUCH
OF THE SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL DIMINISH BEFORE MAKING IT INTO CENTRAL
PARTS OF THE STATE...BUT WESTERN ARKANSAS WILL LIKELY SEE SOME
RAINFALL BY LATE AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY CLIMB INTO
THE MID 60S ACROSS THE NORTH TO MID 70S ACROSS THE SOUTH.

SATURDAY WILL SEE A RETURN OF WARM AND MOIST SOUTHERLY WINDS ACROSS
THE REGION. THIS 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 WEATHER AWARE WHEN PARTAKING IN ANY OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES DURING THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

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

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