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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
925 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVED ACROSS THE STATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. MANY REPORTS OF LARGE HAIL AND STRONG
WINDS WERE RECEIVED...ALONG WITH OVER HALF AN INCH OF RAINFALL. HIGH
TEMPERATURES IN MOST LOCATIONS WERE IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON...AS
RAINFALL DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON BROUGHT COOLER TEMPERATURES.
MAXIMUM READINGS RANGED FROM THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE NORTHWEST TO
THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST.

MILD AND DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY. LOWS TONIGHT
WILL BE IN THE MID 40S ACROSS THE NORTHWEST TO THE UPPER 50S ACROSS
THE SOUTHEAST. HIGHS ON FRIDAY WILL BE IN THE MID 70S TO THE LOWER
80S. TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMER ON SATURDAY...WITH HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 80S.

AS THE WEEKEND CLOSES...A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO
THE MIDDLE PART OF THE COUNTRY FROM THE ROCKIES. THIS WILL LIKELY
RESULT IN ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY
NIGHT. THE SYSTEM WILL BE A SLOW MOVER...WITH MORE STORMS EXPECTED
ON MONDAY.

THE EVENT SUNDAY AND MONDAY COULD BE SIGNIFICANT...WITH AN OUTBREAK
OF SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE. THERE WILL ALSO BE AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN.
EARLY PROJECTIONS ARE CALLING FOR WIDESPREAD ONE TO THREE INCH
AMOUNTS...WITH LOCALLY OVER FOUR INCHES.

AFTER THE SYSTEM WOBBLES TO THE EAST...MUCH COOLER AIR WILL FILTER
INTO ARKANSAS AS APRIL CLOSES. HIGH TEMPERATURES ON WEDNESDAY MAY
ONLY BE IN THE 50S AND 60S...WITH LOWS IN THE 30S AND 40S BY DAWN ON
THURSDAY.

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