Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
525 AM CDT WED OCT 01 2014

IT WAS CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. MOISTURE BEGAN BUILDING
INTO ARKANSAS FROM THE GULF COAST OVERNIGHT...AND THIS RESULTED IN A
FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER SOUTHWEST SECTIONS OF THE STATE.
PREDAWN TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S.

ON THE EARLY MORNING WEATHER MAP...WHILE MOISTURE WAS INCREASING
LOCALLY...A COLD FRONT WAS SLOWLY APPROACHING FROM THE WEST. THE
FRONT EXTENDED FROM MINNESOTA TO THE TEXAS PANHANDLE...AND WILL NOT
ARRIVE UNTIL THURSDAY EVENING.

AHEAD OF THE FRONT...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TODAY
AND THURSDAY. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED PRECIPITATION IS IN THE
FORECAST. HIGH TEMPERATURES BOTH DAYS WILL BE IN THE 80S TO AROUND
90 DEGREES. LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE MID 60S TO AROUND 70
DEGREES.

THE FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE REGION THURSDAY NIGHT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME LIKELY...AND SOME STORMS COULD BE SEVERE.
THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER CONCERN WILL BE STRONG TO DAMAGING WINDS.
AS FAR AS RAINFALL...THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH TO AN INCH AND A HALF
IS EXPECTED...WITH LOCALLY OVER TWO INCHES.

THE FRONT WILL EXIT TO THE EAST ON FRIDAY. RAIN WILL END...WITH
BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS AND RAPID CLEARING. IT WILL ALSO BE MUCH
COOLER. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL MOSTLY BE IN THE 60S AND 70S.

BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THIS
WEEKEND. A SLOW WARMING TREND WILL BEGIN EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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