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 THU MAR 5 2015

THE WINTER WEATHER MOVED OUT OF THE STATE EARLY IN THE DAY LEAVING
WIDESPREAD SNOW IN ITS IS WAKE. HIGH PRESSURE SLIPPED IN BEHIND THE
DEPARTING STORM AND TEMPERATURES WARMED INTO THE LOWER 30S TO LOWER
40S ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN HALF OF THE STATE TODAY DESPITE THE SNOW
ON GROUND. MEANWHILE...NORTHEASTERN ARKANSAS REMAINED IN THE UPPER
20S TO LOWER 30S...WITH MUCH MORE SNOWFALL COVERING THE AREA.

TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS RANGED FROM 6 TO 8 INCHES ACROSS PORTIONS OF
THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST...WITH 4 TO 6 INCHES AMOUNTS ACROSS A WIDE
SWATH OF CENTRAL LOCATIONS. FURTHER SOUTH...1 TO 2 INCHES OF THE
SLEET AND SNOW MIX WAS REPORTED.

TONIGHT...A VERY COLD AIR MASS WILL CENTER OVER ARKANSAS...AND TAKE
LOWS NEAR OR EVEN BREAKING RECORD VALUES IN SOME LOCATIONS. SINGLE
DIGITS ARE EXPECTED IN PARTS OF THE EAST AND NORTHEAST...WITH
READINGS IN THE TEENS OVER MUCH OF THE REMAINDER OF THE NATURAL
STATE. ON FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY CONDITIONS WILL ONCE AGAIN
PREVAIL...AND TEMPERATURES WILL WARM INTO THE LOWER 30S EAST TO MID
40S WEST.

OVER THE WEEKEND...MOSTLY DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED...WITH
TEMPERATURES SLOWLY WARMING CLOSER TO NORMAL VALUES. HOWEVER...SOME
LINGERING SNOW COVER COULD CONTINUE TO SUPPRESS TEMPERATURES. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EXISTS FOR SOUTHERN ARKANSAS ON SUNDAY...BUT
ANY RAIN AMOUNTS WILL BE VERY LIGHT. THE WARMING TREND WILL CONTINUE
INTO THE NEXT WORK WEEK...WITH MOSTLY DRY WEATHER AND HIGH
TEMPERATURES IN THE 50S AND 60S EXPECTED.

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