Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
925 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

GRAY AND GENERALLY GLOOMY CONDITIONS PREVAILED ACROSS THE NATURAL
STATE TODAY AS ABUNDANT LOW LEVEL MOISTURE REMAINS IN PLACE. THE
THICK CLOUD COVER HELPED KEEP TEMPERATURES IN THE 40S SUNDAY NIGHT
BUT REVENTED TEMPERATURES FROM RISING MUCH TODAY. THE FIRST FULL
DAY OF WINTER DID NOT FEEL LIKE WINTER AT ALL WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES
IN THE 50S AND WINDS FROM THE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR WAS STILL SHOWING A
FEW AREAS OF MAINLY LIGHT LIGHT PRECIPITATION AT THIS TIME. THIS
PRECIPITATION WAS MOVING TO THE EAST AND EXPECTED TO CLEAR THE
REGION AFTER MIDNIGHT BUT AREAS OF FOG AND A LITTLE DRIZZLE ARE
LIKELY TO PERSIST. LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 30S TO
UPPER 40S.

A LARGE TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE COVER THE NATIONS MID SECTION AT THIS
TIME AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CURRENT WEATHER SITUATION. ANOTHER
PIECE OF ENERGY WILL ROTATE THROUGH THIS TROUGH AND GENERATE AN AREA
OF LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE TEXAS GULF COAST. THIS LOW PRESSURE IS
THEN EXPECTED TO LIFT NORTHEAST THROUGH THE TENNESSEE VALLEY TUESDAY
AND TUESDAY NIGHT WITH RAIN EXPECTED ONCE AGAIN FOR THE MAJORITY OF
THE STATE.

ENOUGH COLDER AIR WILL POUR IN BEHIND THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT AND
THERE WILL BE A BRIEF CHANGEOVER TO SNOW ACROSS THE NORTH. THE
GROUND WILL BE WARM ENOUGH AND THE BEST MOISTURE EAST OF THE STATE
THAT LITTLE IF ANY ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

A DRYING TREND WILL COMMENCE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK ALTHOUGH
A FEW STRAY SHOWERS CAN STILL NOT BE RULED AS SEVERAL VERY WEAK
UPPER DISTURBANCES MOVE THROUGH THE PREVAILING FLOW. TEMPERATURES
WILL AVERAGE PRETTY CLOSE TO NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF THE YEAR.

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