Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KLZK 271739 AAA
AFDLZK

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1239 PM CDT MON OCT 27 2014

.AVIATION...
SCT CU WILL DISSIPATE BY SUNSET...WITH VFR CONDITIONS PREVAILING.
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH TONIGHT...WITH TSRA DEVELOPING AHEAD OF
THE FRONT. HAVE INCLUDED MVFR CONDITIONS/TSRA CHANCES AFTER
28/06Z...GRADUALLY MOVING TO THE SOUTHEAST.
&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 354 AM CDT MON OCT 27 2014/

SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
THE UPPER RIDGE WILL MOVE TO THE EAST COAST BY THIS
EVENING...ALLOWING AN UPPER LOW TO DIVE INTO THE PLAINS. THIS UPPER
LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES TUESDAY THEN NORTHEAST
INTO CANADA WEDNESDAY. AN UPPER RIDGE OVER THE WEST COAST WILL MOVE
INTO THE ROCKIES THURSDAY WHICH WILL PROVIDE NORTHWEST FLOW OVER
ARKANSAS.

PATCHY FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING IN AREAS WITH LESS WIND.
THE WIND SPEED HAS STAYED UP ACROSS THE NORTHWEST SECTIONS OF THE
AREA THIS MORNING BUT THE WIND IS LIGHTER IN THE SOUTHEAST HALF OF
THE AREA. ONE MORE SUNNY AND WARM DAY IS EXPECTED TODAY WITH SOUTH
WINDS AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE SOUTH WINDS WILL
BRING MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES WHICH WILL APPROACH RECORD HIGHS.

THE COLD FRONT NOW FROM WESTERN IOWA TO SOUTHEAST COLORADO...WILL
MOVE INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THIS WILL BRING
INCREASING CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE
AREA...SPREADING NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST TUESDAY. THE FRONT WILL BE
SLOW TO MOVE THROUGH THE STATE SO RAIN WILL NOT EXIT SOUTHEAST
SECTIONS UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER
THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

LONG TERM...FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
LARGE SFC HIGH PRES SYS WL PREVAIL ACRS THE MID SOUTH THRU A
MAJORITY OF THE PD. COOL TEMPS WL BE NOTED FOR THE NATURAL STATE FRI
AND SAT...FOLLOWED BY A SLOW WARMING TREND AS THE RDG STARTS TO
WEAKEN AND SOUTH WINDS RETURN. STILL APPEARS TO BE THE POTENTIAL FOR
THE SEASONS FIRST FROST...MAINLY IN THE TYPICALLY COLDER VALLEY
LOCATIONS.
&&

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

$$

AVIATION...58




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