Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KLZK 100513 AAA
AFDLZK

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1113 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

.AVIATION...
THE BREEZY CONDITIONS HAVE LESSENED OVER THE PAST FEW HRS AT MOST
TERMINALS...THOUGH NRN TERMINALS CONTINUE TO HAVE SOME GUSTS.
EXPECT THE WINDS TO CONTINUE TO WEAKEN OVERNIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE
MOVES ACROSS SW AR. WINDS WILL BECOME VARIABLE...THEN SWITCH TO THE
WEST AND SW FOR WED AFTERNOON AS THE HIGH PRESSURE SHIFTS EAST OF
THE STATE. VFR CONDITIONS WILL BE SEEN THROUGH THE PERIOD.
&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 301 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016/

SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT

BREEZY CONDITIONS AND LOW RH VALUES HAVE BEEN THE MAIN WEATHER FOCUS
FOR TODAY. WINDS HAVE BEEN SLIGHTLY LOWER TODAY THAN WHAT WAS SEEN
YESTERDAY WITH MORE WIDESPREAD RH VALUES IN THE LOWER 20 PERCENT
RANGE.

THE RED FLAG WARNING WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 00Z...WHEN WINDS ARE
FORECAST TO DIE DOWN. BY WEDNESDAY MORNING...WINDS WILL BE OUT OF
THE WEST AND BE IN THE MORE REASONABLE 5 TO 10 KT RANGE ACROSS THE
STATE WITH WINDS EVENTUALLY SHIFTING AND BECOMING OUT OF THE SW BY
THE AFTERNOON.

WITH CLEAR AND NEARLY CALM CONDITIONS FORECAST OVERNIGHT...OVERNIGHT
LOW TEMPERATURES WILL BE A BIT COOLER THAN WHAT WAS SEEN THIS
MORNING...HOWEVER TEMPERATURES WILL REBOUND NICELY ON WEDNESDAY WITH
HIGHS RANGING FROM THE LOWER 40S TO UPPER 50S.

LONG TERM...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SEASONAL TEMPERATURES ARE IN THE FORECAST THURSDAY/FRIDAY BEFORE A
COLD FRONT GOES THROUGH FROM THE NORTH. MOISTURE WILL BE LACKING
AS THE FRONT PASSES...WITH NO PRECIPITATION EXPECTED.

ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW FOR THE FIRST PART OF THE
WEEKEND...AND BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL BE NOTED. READINGS WILL
BE THE MOST SUBPAR IN THE NORTHEAST HALF OF THE STATE ON SATURDAY.

THE HIGH WILL BEGIN DEPARTING ON SUNDAY. THIS WILL HAPPEN AS A STORM
SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE SOUTHWEST. THERE COULD BE A LIGHT WINTRY
MIX SUNDAY MORNING...FOLLOWED BY A CHANCE OF RAIN. ON THE BACK SIDE
OF THE SYSTEM...SOME RAIN COULD REMAIN INTO SUNDAY EVENING...WITH
FEW SNOWFLAKES POSSIBLE AS PRECIPITATION ENDS.

HEADING INTO NEXT WEEK...THERE APPEARS TO BE A WARMING TREND...
WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES EXPECTED.
&&

.LZK WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...NONE.
&&

$$

AVIATION...62



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