Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KLZK 020820
AFDLZK

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
320 AM CDT SAT AUG 2 2014

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
LOW PRESSURE DOWN IN LOUISIANA WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY MOVE AWAY
FROM THE REGION OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. WRAPAROUND MOISTURE
ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYSTEM WILL KEEP THE THICKEST CLOUD COVER OVER
SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS...AND THUS TEMPERATURES WILL BE SLIGHTLY COOLER
OVER THAT AREA. A FEW MORE WEAK DISTURBANCES WILL DROP DOWN IN
NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT AND INTERACT WITH THE DEPARTING SYSTEM AND KEEP
SLIGHT RAIN CHANCES IN THE FORECAST.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION TO START THE NEXT WEEK.
TEMPERATURES WILL WARM GRADUALLY...BUT READINGS WILL STILL BE NEAR
TO A LITTLE BELOW SEASONAL AVERAGES. NORTHEAST AND EASTERLY SURFACE
FLOW WILL KEEP HUMIDITY LEVELS FAIRLY LOW...AND OVER ALL...
CONDITIONS WILL BE FAIRLY TOLERABLE FOR EARLY AUGUST.
&&

.LONG TERM...WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
AN UPPER RIDGE WILL BE CENTERED OVER THE ROCKIES TO BEGIN THE LONG
TERM PERIOD WITH AN UPPER TROUGH OVER EASTERN U.S. THE RIDGE
FLATTENS SOMEWHAT WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS THE TROUGH MOVES TO THE
EAST COAST. THE RIDGE SPREADS FURTHER EAST ON THURSDAY INTO THE MID
SOUTH AND OHIO RIVER VALLEY.

A QUASI-STATIONARY FRONT WILL BE ACROSS NORTHERN MISSOURI
WEDNESDAY. MODELS INDICATE THAT THIS FRONT WILL SINK SLOWLY SOUTH
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...AND STALL IN SOUTH MISSOURI FRIDAY. A SHORT
WAVE MOVES THROUGH ARKANSAS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. WILL INCLUDE SMALL
POPS WITH THIS FEATURE AT THIS TIME. NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD.
&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
BATESVILLE AR     87  63  89  66 /  10  10  10  10
CAMDEN AR         82  66  87  65 /  20  10  10  10
HARRISON AR       85  61  85  63 /  10  10  10  10
HOT SPRINGS AR    85  67  87  65 /  10  10  10  10
LITTLE ROCK   AR  87  68  89  66 /  10  10  10  10
MONTICELLO AR     82  68  88  65 /  20  10  20  10
MOUNT IDA AR      85  63  87  61 /  10  10  10  10
MOUNTAIN HOME AR  87  60  88  64 /  10  10  10  10
NEWPORT AR        89  63  89  64 /  10  10  10  10
PINE BLUFF AR     84  67  88  64 /  20  10  10  10
RUSSELLVILLE AR   90  64  89  65 /  10  10  10  10
SEARCY AR         88  64  87  63 /  10  10  10  10
STUTTGART AR      85  67  88  64 /  20  10  10  10
&&

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

$$

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




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