Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KLZK 270557

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
1257 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016


VFR conds wl prevail acrs the area thru the pd. Mid and high lvl
clouds wl cont to stream EWD acrs the region but wl tend to dcrs
over time. Sfc ridge wl work into the area durg the pd...allowing
winds to be mainly lgt and variable. /44/


SHORT TERM...Tonight Through Wednesday

With the cold front moving through the state last night and much of
the precipitation coming to an end before the state of the short
term, the result is mainly a temperature forecast in the short term.
At to below normal temperatures will remain in the forecast with
temperatures gradually warming each day. Wednesday will be the
warmest day of the short term, before a reinforcing shot of cooler
air moves into the state to start the long term.

With high pressure firmly in control of our weather, no
precipitation chances are in the forecast with a very dry airmass in
place across the state. In fact, once the clouds lift today, expect
clear skies to continue.

LONG TERM...Wednesday Night Through Monday Night

Pleasant weather on tap for the extended term, with no 90 degree
readings in sight! A reinforcing shot of cooler air will be making
its way into the area on Wednesday night, and max temps on Thursday
will only be in the 70s statewide.

Above the surface an upper level low over the Appalachian region
will gradually meander to the north over the eastern Great Lakes
area, but for the most part a northerly upper flow will persist
across Arkansas.

Overall the extended term will be dry, with relatively moderate
temperatures and quite a bit of sunshine. By the end of the term
some ridging will start to develop aloft, and at the surface a
southerly flow will set in, meaning that temps will start to
increase along with moisture levels and cloud cover.

Taking a peek beyond the end of the extended term another front will
be coming this way, and this will likely result in rain chances
returning to the area.

.LZK Watches/Warnings/Advisories...NONE.

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