Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR
AWUS84 KLZK 192213
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
425 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017
Continued dreary weather was seen across the Natural State on
Thursday afternoon as a weak disturbance passed over the state.
Visibility was reduced to less than 1 mile in several locations
across northeastern and central Arkansas due to fog. A small band of
showers moved up the Hwy 67/167 corridor from Little Rock to
Bradford during the late afternoon hours. Another area of showers
was over southeast Arkansas. Afternoon temperatures were in the low
to mid 50s.
Overnight Thursday, fog is expected to persist in many areas. Most,
if not all, rain showers will be out of the state by this evening.
Low temperatures will be in the mid 40s to mid 50s.
Drier air with southerly winds will allow some sunshine to be seen
across the area on Friday. Temperatures will be warmer than the past
couple of days with highs in the lower 60s to lower 70s. Overnight
Friday, temperatures will be in the mid 40s to mid 50s. A small
chance of rain is possible across southeast Arkansas.
Showers and thunderstorms will be on the increase Saturday and
Sunday as the the next system approaches and moves across the state.
Some of the storms in the southeast could be strong to severe
Saturday into Sunday. There is a marginal risk of severe
thunderstorms late Saturday into Sunday with large hail and damaging
winds the main threats. Saturday highs will be in the mid to upper
60s and Sunday highs will be in the lower 50s to mid 60s.