Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KLZK 052028
AFDLZK

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
228 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY

HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL MOVE EAST TONIGHT AND AN UPPER TROUGH
WILL MOVE INTO OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS TONIGHT. A LARGE UPPER RIDGE
WILL BE OVER THE WESTERN U.S. TONIGHT. THE UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE
THROUGH ARKANSAS LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. THE UPPER RIDGE WILL
MOVE INTO ARKANSAS SATURDAY NIGHT WITH DRIER AIR. ANOTHER UPPER
TROUGH WILL MOVE FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS SUNDAY INTO ARKANSAS.

A DRY FORECAST IS EXPECTED FOR THE SHORT TERM PART OF THE
FORECAST. LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NEAR THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE
STATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. ANY LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL REMAIN
SOUTHWEST OF OUR CWFA. WE DRY OUT SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY AND
THE MOISTURE WILL BE LACKING SUNDAY AS THE NEXT SYSTEM MOVES INTO
THE AREA. EXPECT LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S TONIGHT AND HIGHS SATURDAY
IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S.

&&

.LONG TERM...SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
LITTLE CHANGE WAS MADE TO THE GOING FORECAST. SEVERAL WEAK SYSTEMS
WILL MOVE THROUGH DURING THE PERIOD...BUT WITH LACK OF LOW LEVEL
MOISTURE RETURN...THERE WILL BE LITTLE IN THE WAY OF PRECIPITATION
CHANCES...OTHER THAN A FEW FLURRIES IN THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY... TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN BELOW SEASONAL AVERAGES. A COLD
FRONT ON FRIDAY WILL BRING A REINFORCING SHOT OF COLD AIR JUST
BEYOND THE END OF THE PERIOD.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
BATESVILLE AR     31  53  34  57 /  10  10   0   0
CAMDEN AR         31  54  33  61 /  10  10   0   0
HARRISON AR       31  51  33  55 /  10  10   0   0
HOT SPRINGS AR    30  54  33  60 /  10  10   0   0
LITTLE ROCK   AR  31  54  34  60 /  10  10   0   0
MONTICELLO AR     31  54  34  59 /  10  10   0   0
MOUNT IDA AR      30  53  32  60 /  10  10   0   0
MOUNTAIN HOME AR  31  52  32  56 /  10  10   0   0
NEWPORT AR        31  53  34  57 /  10  10   0   0
PINE BLUFF AR     31  53  34  60 /  10  10   0   0
RUSSELLVILLE AR   30  53  32  58 /  10  10   0   0
SEARCY AR         30  53  33  59 /  10  10   0   0
STUTTGART AR      31  53  35  59 /  10  10   0   0
&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...51 / LONG TERM...57


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