Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATE FOR AVIATION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1255 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.AVIATION...

MAINLY VFR FLIGHT CONDITIONS...WITH PATCHY MVFR WILL BE SEEN THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WINDS WILL BE NE TO SE AT 5 TO 10
MPH...BECOMING LIGHT OVERNIGHT. TONIGHT AREAS OF FOG AND LOW CLOUDS
WILL AGAIN DEVELOP...BUT SHOULD BE A BIT LESS THAN LAST NIGHT. MVFR
CONDITIONS WITH PATCH IFR WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY AROUND SUNRISE
SATURDAY MORNING...AND AFFECT ALL TAF SITES. THE FOG AND LOW CLOUDS
WILL GRADUALLY THIN AND DISSIPATE THROUGH MID MORNING. WINDS ON
SATURDAY WILL BE E TO SE AT 5 TO10 MPH. (59)

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.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 318 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014/

SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT

LOW CLOUDS AND FOG HAVE BEEN NOTED ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA DURING
THE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY HOURS THIS MORNING. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
PERSIST THROUGH SUNRISE BEFORE CLOUDS AND FOG DISSIPATE BY MID
MORNING. A FEW SHOWERS WERE SEEN ACROSS SW ARKANSAS JUST BEFORE
MIDNIGHT AS THE REMNANT FRONTAL BOUNDARY LINGERED ACROSS PORTIONS
OF NW LA AND NE TX.

AS SOME UPPER LEVEL RIDGING DEVELOPS OVER THE AREA...WARMER
TEMPERATURES WILL BE SEEN ACROSS THE STATE TODAY...WITH EVEN WARMER
WEATHER EXPECTED ON SATURDAY. WINDS TODAY WILL GENERALLY BE OUT OF
THE EAST...WITH A TRANSITION TO SOUTHERLY BY SATURDAY MORNING.

THE FORECAST WILL REMAIN DRY TODAY ND FOR THE MOST PART ON
SATURDAY...BEFORE ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA FROM THE
NORTHWEST ON SUNDAY. RAIN CHANCES DO NOT APPEAR TO BE IMPRESSIVE
WITH THIS FRONT...SO CONTINUE TO ONLY ADVERTISE SLIGHT CHANCE POPS
ACROSS THE AREA. BEST TIMING BRINGS THE FRONT THROUGH THE STATE
DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE DAY ON SUNDAY. IN ITS WAKE...MUCH DRIER
AND COOLER AIR WILL FILTER INTO THE STATE. EXPECT TEMPS AT THE START
OF THE WEEK TO BE SLIGHTLY BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS.

LONG TERM...TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A RDG OF SFC HIGH PRES RMNS PROGGED TO PERSIST ACRS THE REGION THRU
THE FCST PD. THE RESULTING E/SELY WIND FLOW WL KEEP A COOL AND DRY
WX REGIME OVR THE MID SOUTH. TEMPS WL RMN AT BLW NORMAL LVLS THRU
THE PD.
&&

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

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