Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
500 PM CST SUN FEB 22 2015

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-231100-
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-
500 PM CST SUN FEB 22 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA...AND SPREAD RAIN...FREEZING
RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW TO MUCH OF ARKANSAS. ACROSS CENTRAL AND
WESTERN SECTIONS OF THE AREA...A MIX OF SLEET AND SNOW WILL BE SEEN
THEN IT WILL TRANSITION TO MOSTLY SNOW DURING THE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2
INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 3 INCHES POSSIBLE...
ESPECIALLY IN THE ELEVATED AREAS IN WESTERN ARKANSAS. 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. THE HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED 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 TO INCLUDE THE LITTLE ROCK AREA.

FURTHER SOUTH AND EAST...A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SLEET 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 LATE TONIGHT.
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 ARKANSAS...MAINLY
RAIN IS EXPECTED AT THE ONSET OF PRECIPITATION...THEN A RAIN...SLEET
AND POSSIBLY A LIGHT FREEZING RAIN MIX WILL BE SEEN THROUGHOUT THE
EVENING AND AFTER MIDNIGHT. A TRANSITION TO ALL SLEET IS EXPECTED
JUST BEFORE SUNRISE MONDAY...MIXING WITH SOME LIGHT SNOW JUST AFTER
SUNRISE MONDAY MORNING BEFORE PRECIPITATION MOVES EAST OF THE AREA.
THESE AREAS COULD SEE 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 SLEET AND LIGHT SNOW COULD
BE SEEN ACROSS THE NORTHWEST SECTIONS OF ARKANSAS...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 TO MONDAY NIGHT. 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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