Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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FXUS64 KLZK 041130
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
630 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.AVIATION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA TODAY. PATCHY FOG WILL
BURN OFF EARLY THIS MORNING. EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS FOR THE REST OF
THE PERIOD.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 331 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015/

SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT

UPPER RIDGE BUILDING OVER THE REGION...WITH HOT AND DRY
CONDITIONS EXPECTED. WHILE AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM CAN NOT BE
RULED OUT...MUCH OF THE AREA WILL REMAIN RAIN FREE THROUGH THE
HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

THE UPPER RIDGE WILL BEGIN TO WEAKEN SLIGHTLY LATE IN THE
WEEKEND...AS UPPER TROUGH MOVES INTO THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST. WHILE
THE RIDGE WILL BE SLOW TO BREAK DOWN...THERE WILL BE ENOUGH GULF
MOISTURE RETURN FOR AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM CHANCES FOR THE
BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK.

HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO BE IN THE LOWER TO MID
90S...WITH ONLY A DEGREE OR TWO VARIATION EACH DAY. LOWS WILL
GENERALLY BE IN THE UPPER 60S TO THE MID 70S. HEAT INDEX READINGS
WILL BE ABOVE 100 DEGREES ACROSS THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE
AREA...BUT NO HEADLINES WILL BE NEEDED.

LONG TERM...TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AN UPPER RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF
THE U.S. TO BEGIN THE LONG TERM PERIOD. AN UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE
INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS WEDNESDAY...CENTRAL PLAINS WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...AND TO THE SOUTHERN U.S. FOR THURSDAY.

A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL BE IN THE PLAINS TUESDAY. BY
WEDNESDAY IT SHOULD GET A PUSH FROM THE UPPER SYSTEM TO MOVE INTO
ARKANSAS...BUT STALL IN CENTRAL ARKANSAS THURSDAY. CHANCES FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE ALONG THE COLD FRONT.
TEMPERATURES WILL BE ABOVE NORMAL TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY THEN
COOLER THURSDAY.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
BATESVILLE AR     94  71  94  70 /  10   0  10   0
CAMDEN AR         96  73  97  73 /  10  10  10  10
HARRISON AR       91  69  90  69 /  10  10  10   0
HOT SPRINGS AR    95  73  95  73 /  10  10  10  10
LITTLE ROCK   AR  95  74  96  73 /  10  10  10  10
MONTICELLO AR     96  74  97  73 /  10  10  10  10
MOUNT IDA AR      93  71  94  71 /  10  10  10  10
MOUNTAIN HOME AR  92  70  92  69 /  10   0  10   0
NEWPORT AR        94  71  94  70 /  10   0  10   0
PINE BLUFF AR     95  72  95  72 /  10  10  10  10
RUSSELLVILLE AR   95  72  95  71 /  10  10  10  10
SEARCY AR         95  71  95  71 /  10   0  10   0
STUTTGART AR      95  73  95  72 /  10  10  10  10
&&

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

$$


AVIATION...51


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