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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
354 AM CST SUN FEB 22 2015

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ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
354 AM CST SUN FEB 22 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST THIS SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...WITH PRECIPITATION DEVELOPING ACROSS WESTERN SECTIONS OF
THE AREA BY MID AFTERNOON. THE PRECIPITATION WILL THEN DEVELOP
FURTHER EAST BY SUNSET.

ACROSS CENTRAL AND WESTERN SECTIONS OF THE AREA...A MIX OF SLEET AND
SNOW WILL BE SEEN AS PRECIPITATION BEGINS IN THE AFTERNOON
HOURS...THEN WILL TRANSITION TO MOSTLY SNOW DURING THE EVENING
HOURS. EXPECTED SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2
INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 3 INCHES POSSIBLE. THESE
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED IN AN AREA FROM OZONE IN NORTHERN JOHNSON
COUNTY...TO SEARCY...SOUTH TO CLARENDON...THEN BACK WEST TO HOT
SPRINGS AND MENA. EXPECT THE HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS IN THE TERRAIN OF
THE OUACHITA MOUNTAINS WHERE THE 3 OR MORE INCHES COULD BE SEEN. THE
LESSER 1 TO 2 INCH AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED OUTSIDE OF THE TERRAIN
FURTHER NORTH AND EAST.

FURTHER SOUTH AND EAST...A MIXTURE OF SLEET AND RAIN WILL BE SEEN AT
THE START OF THE EVENT...THEN TRANSITIONING TO MOSTLY SLEET...THEN
FINALLY TO A BRIEF PERIOD OF A SLEET AND SNOW MIX. EXPECT SNOW AND
SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 1.5 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
NEARING 2 INCHES. THESE AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN AN
AREA...GENERALLY FROM GLENWOOD...TO SHERIDAN...TO STUTTGART...SOUTH
TO GILLETT...THEN BACK WEST TOWARDS FORDYCE AND GURDON.

ACROSS THE FAR SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST SECTIONS OF THE AREA...EXPECT MAINLY
RAIN AT THE ONSET OF PRECIPITATION DURING THE EARLY EVENING
HOURS...THEN EXPECT A RAIN...SLEET AND POSSIBLY A LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN MIX THROUGHOUT THE EVENING AND AFTER MIDNIGHT. A TRANSITION TO
ALL SLEET IS EXPECTED JUST BEFORE SUNRISE MONDAY...MIXING WITH A FEW
SNOWFLAKES JUST AFTER SUNRISE MONDAY MORNING BEFORE PRECIPITATION
MOVES EAST OF THE AREA. THESE AREAS COULD SEE A UP TO AN INCH OF
SLEET...WITH A DUSTING OF SNOW AND A LIGHT GLAZE OF FREEZING RAIN.
EXPECT THESE AMOUNTS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM
CAMDEN...TO STAR CITY...TO DUMAS.

NORTHERN SECTIONS OF THE STATE WILL SEE LIGHTER PRECIPITATION
AMOUNTS...WITH MOST OF THE MOISTURE REMAINING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
TWO THIRDS OF THE STATE. EVEN SO...SOME LIGHT SNOW COULD BE SEEN
ACROSS THE NORTHWEST SECTIONS OF THE AREA...BUT ANY ACCUMULATIONS
WILL BE LIGHT AT LESS THAN AN INCH...AND LIMITED TO THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF THE OZARKS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

ANOTHER WEAK STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA MONDAY AND MONDAY
EVENING...WITH ANOTHER CHANCE FOR SOME WINTRY PRECIPITATION ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE AREA. SOME UNCERTAINTY REMAINS ON HOW MUCH MOISTURE
WILL BE AVAILABLE WITH THIS SYSTEM...BUT SOME AREAS COULD SEE
ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
OF 1 TO 2 INCHES COULD BE SEEN...WITH THE BEST POTENTIAL FOR
SNOWFALL BEING THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF THE STATE.

MORE WEAK STORM SYSTEMS WILL MOVE OVER THE REGION THROUGHOUT THE
REST OF THE WEEK...WITH ADDITIONAL CHANCES FOR WINTRY PRECIPITATION
POSSIBLE. AT THIS TIME...ONLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...UNCERTAINTY REMAINS WITH THESE LATER WEEK SYSTEMS...AND
FORECASTS COULD CHANGE IN THE COMING DAYS. REFER TO THE LATEST
FORECASTS AS DETAILS BECOME MORE CLEAR OVER TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED. HOWEVER...REPORTS OF
SNOW...SLEET AND OR FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS ARE WELCOME.

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

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