Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
425 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

HIGH PRESSURE WAS CENTERED OVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES THIS
AFTERNOON...WHILE LOW PRESSURE WAS DEVELOPING OVER THE NORTHERN
PLAINS STATES.  SKIES WERE MOSTLY SUNNY....HOWEVER...THERE WAS SOME
HIGH CLOUDINESS ON THE INCREASE DURING THE AFTERNOON OVER THE
NATURAL STATE TODAY...AND HIGH TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MID 50S
TO LOWER 60S ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL ARKANSAS...TO THE MID 60S
TO MID 70S ACROSS THE SOUTH.  WINDS WERE GENERALLY SOUTH TO
SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS.  PARTLY TO MOSTLY
CLOUDY SKIES ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH LOWS IN THE 40S.

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ARKANSAS LATE TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY...AND WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST.  MOISTURE WILL BE
LIMITED...SO NO PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED AHEAD OF THE FRONT.  IT
WILL BE MILD ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTH...WITH HIGHS ON THURSDAY
IN THE 50S ACROSS THE NORTHERN COUNTIES...AND 60S IN THE SOUTH.

LOOKING AHEAD...THE SUBTROPICAL JET STREAM WILL BRING A STORM SYSTEM
TOWARD THE AREA FROM THE SOUTHWEST.  FOLLOWING THE SYSTEM...THE
POLAR JET WILL PROVIDE COLDER AIR FROM CANADA.

GIVEN THE PATTERN...MAINLY RAIN IS IN THE FORECAST ON
SATURDAY...ESPECIALLY AFTER DARK.  AS THE COLDER AIR ARRIVES ON
SUNDAY...THERE MAY BE A FEW SNOWFLAKES IN NORTHERN ARKANSAS BEFORE
THE PRECIPITATION ENDS.

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