Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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FXUS64 KLZK 241735
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1135 AM CST MON NOV 24 2014

.AVIATION...
MOSTLY CLEAR THROUGHOUT THIS FORECAST PERIOD. GUSTY W TO NW WINDS
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WILL DIMINISH FROM LATE AFTERNOON INTO
EARLY EVENING.
&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 540 AM CST MON NOV 24 2014/

AVIATION...
WINDY CONDITIONS ARE IN THE FORECAST TODAY. WEST WINDS AT 12 TO 18
MPH ARE EXPECTED...WITH GUSTS FROM 20 TO 28 MPH. THERE WILL BE A
FEW CUMULUS CLOUDS FORMING AROUND 4000 FEET IN NORTHERN ARKANSAS.
OTHERWISE...IT WILL BE MOSTLY CLEAR. VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE
TONIGHT...WITH WEST/NORTHWEST WINDS AT 4 TO 8 MPH. (46)

SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
A STRONG UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS OVER THE MIDWEST AND
MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY AND UPPER HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM IS LOCATED
JUST OFF THE WEST COAST. THIS UPPER LOW WILL MOVE OFF TO THE
NORTHEAST TODAY AND ANOTHER UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE THROUGH THE
PLAINS TUESDAY. THIS TROUGH WILL REACH THE EAST COAST WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WESTERN U.S. THROUGH
THURSDAY.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA TODAY. A STRONG PRESSURE
GRADIENT WILL PRODUCE STRONG WEST AND NORTHWEST WINDS. GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED TODAY. A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THE GRADIENT SHOULD RELAX SOME DURING THE
AFTERNOON...AND ALLOW WINDS TO SLOWLY DECREASE. HIGHS TODAY WILL BE
IN THE LOWER 50S TO LOWER 60S...WITH DECREASING CLOUDS. LOWS TONIGHT
WILL BE IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S.

THE REST OF THE SHORT TERM WILL REMAIN DRY. A SURFACE LOW MOVES JUST
NORTHEAST OF ARKANSAS WEDNESDAY WITH A TRAILING COLD FRONT AND
INCREASED CLOUD COVER. NO RAIN IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE END OF THE PERIOD WILL BE CLOSE TO NORMAL.

LONG TERM...FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
QUICK SHOT OF COOL AIR AROUND THANKSGIVING WILL BE FOLLOWED QUICKLY
BY A WARMING TREND. A NORTHWEST WIND FLOW ALOFT WILL BECOME MORE
WEST/SOUTHWEST WITH TIME. AT THE SURFACE...CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE
WILL HEAD TOWARD THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST. THIS WILL RESULT IN A
SOUTHERLY FLOW LOCALLY. TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH
MUCH OF THE PERIOD.

ON SUNDAY...A COLD FRONT WILL SAG INTO THE REGION FROM THE
NORTH. MOISTURE WILL BE LIMITED...BUT THERE WILL BE MORE CLOUDS AND
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS.

IT APPEARS TEMPERATURES WILL BRIEFLY RETURN TO MORE NORMAL LEVELS
BEHIND THE FRONT BEFORE WARMING UP AGAIN.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
BATESVILLE AR     52  33  50  33 /  10   0   0   0
CAMDEN AR         60  37  59  38 /  10   0   0   0
HARRISON AR       50  31  48  33 /  10   0   0   0
HOT SPRINGS AR    58  36  56  36 /  10   0   0   0
LITTLE ROCK   AR  57  36  55  35 /  10   0   0   0
MONTICELLO AR     60  38  58  37 /  10   0   0   0
MOUNT IDA AR      58  35  55  35 /  10   0   0   0
MOUNTAIN HOME AR  50  31  47  33 /  10   0   0   0
NEWPORT AR        54  34  50  34 /  10   0   0   0
PINE BLUFF AR     59  38  56  37 /  10   0   0   0
RUSSELLVILLE AR   55  33  53  34 /  10   0   0   0
SEARCY AR         56  34  52  34 /  10   0   0   0
STUTTGART AR      57  36  54  36 /  10   0   0   0
&&

.LZK WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
LAKE WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR 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.

&&

$$


AVIATION...28




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