Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR
AWUS84 KLZK 201200
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
525 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017
Clouds increased over Arkansas from the west during the predawn
hours. Rain was widespread across Oklahoma and Texas, and
precipitation was building slowly to the east. As dawn approached,
temperatures were in the lower 50s to mid 60s.
On the early morning weather map, a system aloft was over the Texas
panhandle. The system will track toward northern Louisiana today and
tonight. Surrounding the system, there will be good chances for
showers and a few thunderstorms in Arkansas.
This will not be a big rainmaker. Southern and western sections of
the state could get a half inch to an inch of rain through early
Tuesday. Lesser amounts are expected elsewhere.
As far as temperatures, highs today will range from the mid 60s to
upper 70s. Lows tonight will be in the upper 40s to upper 50s. Highs
on Tuesday will be in the upper 60s to mid 70s.
Rain will begin exiting to the east on Tuesday, with dry and
springlike conditions expected for Wednesday and Thursday. A new
cold front will arrive from the west Thursday night and Friday. It
will be windy surrounding the front, with small chances for
thunderstorms in the forecast.