Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KLZK 220846
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
345 AM CDT MON SEP 22 2014

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT

COOLER AND DRIER AIR CONTD TO ADVECT INTO THE FA OVERNIGHT FOLLOWING
THE PASSAGE OF A CDFNT ON SUN. THE BNDRY WAS SITUATED OVR CNTRL LA
EARLY THIS MRNG...WITH SOME LINGERING CLOUDS STILL NOTED OVR SRN AR.
EARLY MRNG TEMPS WERE MAINLY IN THE 60S OVR NRN AND CNTRL AR...WITH
UPR 50S NOTED OVR PARTS OF NWRN AR. LOWER TO MID 70S WERE STILL
NOTED OVR SRN AR.

HIGH PRES RDG WL CONT TO BLD INTO THE REGION IN THE COMING DAYS...
REINFORCING THE DRIER AIRMASS. HIGH TEMPS TODAY AND TUE WL BE MAINLY
IN THE 70S...WITH NIGHTTIME LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO MID 50S. READINGS
WL SLOLY MODERATE WED AND THU AS A WEAK RDG OF HIGH PRES ALOFT BLDS
INTO THE MID SOUTH...RETURNING TO NORMAL LVLS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.
&&

.LONG TERM...FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

MOSTLY QUIET WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED AT THE START OF THE LONG
TERM PERIOD AS A BROAD UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE LOOKS TO
BE JUST TO THE EAST OF THE STATE. A SURFACE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BE POSITIONED WELL TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE STATE...PROVIDING A
LIGHT EAST WIND FLOW OVER THE AREA FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

THERE WILL NOT BE ANY SURFACE FRONTS AFFECTING THE AREA...BUT IT
APPEARS THAT A WEAK UPPER LEVEL IMPULSE WILL DEVELOP TO THE SOUTH OF
THE STATE AND MOVE ACROSS ARKANSAS SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. AS IT LIFTS
TO THE NORTHEAST...IT LOOKS AS IF SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP. THE ACTIVITY LOOKS TO STAY ACROSS MAINLY
EASTERN ARKANSAS AND INTO PORTIONS OF MISSISSIPPI AND TENNESSEE.

TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE PERIOD LOOK TO BE NEAR TO SLIGHTLY ABOVE
NORMAL FOR THE TIME OF YEAR. HIGHS GENERALLY IN THE UPPER 70S TO MID
80S...WITH OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE 50S AND 60S.
&&

.LZK WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...44 / LONG TERM...226





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