Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
925 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

MOSTLY CLEAR SKY CONDITIONS WERE SEEN ACROSS THE STATE TODAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE WAS JUST DEPARTING TO THE EAST OF THE AREA. IT WAS QUITE
WARM TODAY...WITH AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES CLIMBING INTO THE MID
70S TO MID 80S. FORT SMITH WAS THE HOT SPOT IN THE STATE WITH
TEMPERATURES TOPPING OUT AT 85 DEGREES. FOR TONIGHT...CLOUDS WILL
GRADUALLY INCREASE AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM. LOWS WILL
BE IN THE LOWER 50S TO AROUND 60 DEGREES.

A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH TOWARD THE REGION FROM THE PLAINS ON
THURSDAY. BREEZY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL EXIST AHEAD OF THE
FRONT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
DEVELOP...ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOME STORMS
COULD BECOME SEVERE...WITH STRONG WINDS AND LARGE HAIL THE MAIN
CONCERN.

PRECIPITATION SHOULD END BY FRIDAY...BUT THE FRONT SHOULD STALL IN
OR NEAR ARKANSAS. THAT WILL KEEP CONDITIONS MILD HEADING INTO THE
WEEKEND. THE FRONT WILL MOVE BACK TO THE NORTH FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY. SMALL CHANCES FOR RAIN WILL EXIST AS THIS HAPPENS.

ON SUNDAY...A NEW STORM SYSTEM WILL FORM IN KANSAS...AND WILL TRACK
TO THE NORTHEAST. THE SYSTEM WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT TOWARD THE
REGION...WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. AREAS OF
HEAVY RAIN AND SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE. TEMPERATURES WILL
FALL TO BELOW SEASONAL VALUES AS MUCH COOLER AIR FOLLOWS THE FRONT.

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