Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KLZK 030840
AFDLZK

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
340 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT

PATCHY FOG DEVELOPED IN AREAS THAT RECEIVED RAINFALL WEDNESDAY.
CLOUD COVER OVERNIGHT IS LESS THAN PREVIOUS NIGHTS...WITH ONLY A
FEW HIGH CLOUDS OVER THE STATE.

SHEAR AXIS REMAINS ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY...BUT SHOULD BE
FAR ENOUGH EAST TO KEEP RAINFALL OUT OF THE STATE. HIGHS TODAY
WILL BE IN THE LOWER TO MID 90S.

UPPER RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA FOR THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.
WHILE ISOLATED STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...MOST AREAS WILL REMAIN
DRY. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM A DEGREE OR TWO EACH DAY...WITH
READINGS A FEW DEGREES WARMER THAN NORMAL.

THE UPPER RIDGE WILL BEGIN TO BUCKLE LATE IN THE HOLIDAY
WEEKEND...WITH A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST. THE
BETTER RAIN CHANCES WILL HOLD OFF UNTIL THE LONG TERM PERIOD.
&&

.LONG TERM...MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

AN UPPER RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF THE
U.S. TO BEGIN THE LONG TERM PERIOD. AN UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO
THE NORTHERN PLAINS WEDNESDAY AND INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS WEDNESDAY
NIGHT.

A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL BE IN THE PLAINS LABOR DAY. BY
WEDNESDAY IT SHOULD GET THE PUSH FROM THE UPPER SYSTEM TO MOVE
THROUGH ARKANSAS. CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
GENERALLY BE INCREASING THROUGH THE LONG TERM PERIOD. TEMPERATURES
WILL BE ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH THE PERIOD.
&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...58 / LONG TERM...51



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