Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1245 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

.AVIATION...
VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL. HAVE INTRODUCED SCATTERED STRATUS AT
WESTERN SITES AROUND 10Z. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE GUSTY THIS
AFTERNOON...BEFORE DECREASING WITH SUNSET.
&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 248 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014/

SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT

THE UPPER HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER ARKANSAS
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND. SUBSIDENCE WILL
INCREASE OVER THE AREA AND SUPPRESS MOST IF NOT ALL PRECIPITATION
DEVELOPMENT. WITH HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA...TEMPERATURES WILL
SLOWLY WARM. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE HIGHEST IN THE
SOUTHEAST...WHERE THEY WILL REACH 100 TO 105 DEGREES IN THE
AFTERNOONS.

LONG TERM...SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE HOLDING STRONG TO START THE
PERIOD OFF...WITH RESULTING HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S FOR MOST AREAS
SUNDAY AND MONDAY. WITH SUCH HOT CONDITIONS...DESPITE HIGH
PRESSURE ALOFT...WOULD NOT BE SURPRISED TO SEE AN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORM OR TWO THOUGH RAIN WILL BE KEPT FROM THE FORECAST.

THERE IS A GOOD DEAL OF UNCERTAINTY IN THE EVOLUTION OF THE UPPER
LEVEL PATTERN TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...THOUGH IT SEEMS IT WILL HAVE
LITTLE CONSEQUENCE ON ARKANSAS WEATHER THROUGH THE END OF THE LONG
TERM PERIOD. THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL WEAKEN TUE AND WED AND ALLOW
A BIT MORE MOISTURE TO WORK INTO THE STATE FROM THE SOUTH...THUS
YIELDING SOME SLIGHT CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BOTH
AFTERNOONS.
&&

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

$$

AVIATION...58



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