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 CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

ACROSS ARKANSAS ON FRIDAY...SKIES WERE MAINLY PARTLY CLOUDY ACROSS
THE NATURAL STATE...WITH MORNING LOWS FROM THE UPPER 60S TO MIDDLE
70S. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DID DEVELOP...
ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW
PRESSURE TROUGH MOVED INTO THE REGION. WESTERN ARKANSAS DID SEEN THE
MOST RAIN EARLY IN THE DAY...BUT IN THE EVENING...MORE RAIN WAS SEEN
IN CENTRAL TO EASTERN AREAS. A FEW LOCATIONS SAW A FEW TENTHS OF AN
INCH...AND A FEW ISOLATED LOCALS AROUND A HALF AN INCH OR HIGHER.
HIGHS REACHED THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S...WITH THOSE AREAS THAT HAD
MORE CLOUD COVER AND RAIN SAW THE LOWEST VALUES.

ON THE WEATHER MAP...THE UPPER HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM THAT HAS
DOMINATED THE WEATHER OF LATE...CONTINUED TO BREAKDOWN AND PUSHED
EAST...AS THE UPPER LOW PRESSURE TROUGH MOVED INTO THE REGION. THIS
FEATURE WILL KEEP THE CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE FORECAST FOR MUCH OF THE
WEEKEND. FRIDAY NIGHT...THE CHANCE OF RAIN WILL STAY IN THE
FORECAST...WITH LOWS AGAIN FROM THE MID 60S TO MID 70S.

RAIN CHANCES WILL CONTINUE ON SATURDAY...WITH MANY LOCATIONS SEEING
SOME RAIN. THE UPPER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY MOVE
ACROSS THE REGION...WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SATURDAY NIGHT...BUT THEN
GRADUALLY ENDING LATER SUNDAY. RAINFALL TOTALS WILL NOT BE VERY
HIGH...WITH TOTALS GENERALLY AVERAGING ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH.
ISOLATED SPOTS MAY SEE A BIT MORE. RAIN CHANCES WILL DIMINISH FROM
WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE STATE ON SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES OVER THE
WEEKEND WILL BE MUCH CLOSER TO NORMAL VALUES...WHILE THOSE LOCATIONS
THAT SEE MORE CLOUDS AND RAIN WILL SEE A BIT BELOW NORMAL LOWS AND
HIGHS. AT THIS TIME...THE FORECAST FOR THE LABOR DAY HOLIDAY WILL BE
DRY WITH HIGHS NEAR NORMAL.

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