Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
500 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

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500 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PERIODS OF RAIN WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY...WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTH. THE BIGGER STORY WILL BE
THE WINTER WEATHER CONCERNS AS COLDER AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION.
THERE WILL BE A MIXTURE OF PRECIPITATION TYPES...WITH A WINTER STORM
WARNING IN EFFECT FOR ALL AREAS.

ACROSS NORTHERN ARKANSAS...THERE WILL BE A BRIEF TIME OF FREEZING
RAIN AROUND MID MORNING...BEFORE PRECIPITATION CHANGES OVER TO
SLEET. SNOW WILL DEVELOP AFTER NOON...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 6
INCHES ACROSS THE NORTH.

ACROSS CENTRAL ARKANSAS...THE TIME OF CHANGEOVER WILL BE THE EARLY
AFTERNOON HOURS. THERE WILL BE A BRIEF TIME OF FREEZING RAIN...BUT
THE PREDOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE WILL BE SLEET. THERE WILL BE
SEVERAL HOURS OF SLEET...WITH A CHANGEOVER TO SNOW DURING THE
EVENING HOURS. SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS EAST CENTRAL ARKANSAS. SLEET
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...WITH ANOTHER 1 TO 2
INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

ACROSS SOUTHERN ARKANSAS...RAIN WILL CHANGEOVER TO FREEZING RAIN
AFTER SUNSET. THERE WILL BE FREEZING RAIN THROUGH THE EVENING
HOURS...WITH A CHANGEOVER TO SLEET AROUND MIDNIGHT...AND THEN SNOW
IN THE PRE DAWN HOURS. FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF A TENTH TO A
QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHEAST
ARKANSAS. SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...WITH
ANOTHER HALF OF AN INCH TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

A GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND WILL ALSO OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT...WHICH MAY WORSEN POWER OUTAGE CONCERNS WITH ANY ICE
ACCUMULATION ON UTILITY LINES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

CHANCES OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS THURSDAY FOR
LOCATIONS SOUTHEAST OF LITTLE ROCK. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN MOVE
INTO THE REGION...WITH DRY CONDITIONS THROUGH THE BEGINNING OF NEXT
WEEK.

THE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING COLD TEMPERATURES TO THE REGION...WITH
OVERNIGHT LOWS FRIDAY MORNING IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO THE TEENS.
THERE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERAL RECORD LOWS BROKEN.

TEMPERATURES WILL SLOWLY WARM THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH ALL AREAS
ABOVE FREEZING SATURDAY AFTERNOON...AND WARMER TEMPERATURES
CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

VISIT NWS LITTLE ROCK ON THE WEB. GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV AND
CLICK ON CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

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