Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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FXUS64 KLZK 011146
AFDLZK

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
646 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.AVIATION...

LIFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN THE NORTH THIS MORNING WITH DENSE
FOG IN PLACE. LIGHT TO MODERAT RAIN HAS MOVED INTO SOUTHEAST
ARKANSAS AND IS SPREADING SLOWLY NORTHEAST. RAIN CHANCES WILL
CONTINUE IN PARTS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST TODAY. THE RAIN WILL
END AROUND 00Z AND CLOUDS WILL DECREASE. PATCHY FOG IS EXPECTED
SATURDAY MORNING. MAINLY VFR AND MVFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 337 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014/

SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT
SYSTEM IN LOUISIANA WILL GRADUALLY TRANSLATE EASTWARD TODAY AND
TONIGHT. WITH SEVERAL WEAK IMPULSES MOVING THROUGH THE REGION IN
NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT...THERE WILL BE A CONTINUED CHANCE FOR SHOWERS/
ISOLATED STORMS...MAINLY IN THE SOUTH CENTRAL/SOUTHEASTERN
PORTIONS OF THE AREA.

TEMPERATURES WILL BE A BIT WARMER TODAY...WITH HIGHS IN THE 70S TO
LOWER 80S. THOUGH THIS IS STILL BELOW AVERAGE FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR...I
DOUBT ANYBODY WILL COMPLAIN.

ANOTHER WEAK IMPULSE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...
KEEPING SLIGHT RAIN CHANCES IN SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS.

THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE PERIOD...HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE DOWN
IN NORTHWEST/NORTHERLY FLOW ALOFT. TEMPERATURES WILL SLOWLY WARM...BUT
NORTHEAST SURFACE FLOW WILL KEEP HUMIDITY DOWN AND CONDITIONS
FAIRLY TOLERABLE FOR EARLY AUGUST.

LONG TERM...TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT CONTINUES OVER THE SOUTHWEST U.S. TO BEGIN THE
LONG TERM PERIOD WITH AN UPPER TROUGH OVER THE EASTERN U.S. THE HIGH
MOVES A BIT WESTWARD FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. NORTHWEST FLOW WILL
CONTINUE OVER ARKANSAS THROUGH THE PERIOD.

SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER ARKANSAS THROUGH THE PERIOD. A
SHORT WAVE MOVING THROUGH THE PLAINS WEDNESDAY WILL AFFECT NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS LATE WEDNESDAY...AND MUCH OF THE STATE THURSDAY. BEST RAIN
CHANCES WILL BE IN THE NORTH. A COLD FRONT WILL EVENTUALLY APPROACH
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL BE
SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL THROUGH THE PERIOD.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
BATESVILLE AR     80  61  88  64 /  20  10  10  10
CAMDEN AR         79  65  87  67 /  40  10  20  10
HARRISON AR       81  60  85  62 /  20  10  10  10
HOT SPRINGS AR    79  64  85  68 /  30  10  10  10
LITTLE ROCK   AR  80  67  88  69 /  30  10  10  10
MONTICELLO AR     78  66  86  68 /  40  20  20  10
MOUNT IDA AR      79  61  84  63 /  20  10  10  10
MOUNTAIN HOME AR  82  59  86  63 /  20  10  10  10
NEWPORT AR        81  62  88  65 /  20  10  10  10
PINE BLUFF AR     78  65  86  67 /  40  10  20  10
RUSSELLVILLE AR   82  63  88  65 /  20  10  10  10
SEARCY AR         79  63  87  65 /  20  10  10  10
STUTTGART AR      81  66  86  68 /  30  10  20  10
&&

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

$$


AVIATION...51





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