Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FXUS64 KLZK 052320 AAA
AFDLZK

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
520 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.DISCUSSION...

UPDATED TO INCLUDE THE 00Z AVIATION DISCUSSION BELOW...

&&

.AVIATION...

SOME HIGH CLOUDS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH THE PERIOD...AND
PRECIP CHANCES SHOULD REMAIN TO THE SW OF THE AREA. WINDS WILL
ALSO BE LIGHT...WITH VFR CONDITIONS CONTINUING.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 228 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016/

SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY

HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL MOVE EAST TONIGHT AND AN UPPER TROUGH
WILL MOVE INTO OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS TONIGHT. A LARGE UPPER RIDGE
WILL BE OVER THE WESTERN U.S. TONIGHT. THE UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE
THROUGH ARKANSAS LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. THE UPPER RIDGE WILL
MOVE INTO ARKANSAS SATURDAY NIGHT WITH DRIER AIR. ANOTHER UPPER
TROUGH WILL MOVE FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS SUNDAY INTO ARKANSAS.

A DRY FORECAST IS EXPECTED FOR THE SHORT TERM PART OF THE
FORECAST. LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NEAR THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE
STATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. ANY LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL REMAIN
SOUTHWEST OF OUR CWFA. WE DRY OUT SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY AND
THE MOISTURE WILL BE LACKING SUNDAY AS THE NEXT SYSTEM MOVES INTO
THE AREA. EXPECT LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S TONIGHT AND HIGHS SATURDAY
IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S.

LONG TERM...SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY

LITTLE CHANGE WAS MADE TO THE GOING FORECAST. SEVERAL WEAK SYSTEMS
WILL MOVE THROUGH DURING THE PERIOD...BUT WITH LACK OF LOW LEVEL
MOISTURE RETURN...THERE WILL BE LITTLE IN THE WAY OF PRECIPITATION
CHANCES...OTHER THAN A FEW FLURRIES IN THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY... TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN BELOW SEASONAL AVERAGES. A COLD
FRONT ON FRIDAY WILL BRING A REINFORCING SHOT OF COLD AIR JUST
BEYOND THE END OF THE PERIOD.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
BATESVILLE AR     32  53  35  58 /  10  10   0   0
CAMDEN AR         31  55  32  60 /  10  10   0   0
HARRISON AR       30  52  32  55 /  10  10   0   0
HOT SPRINGS AR    30  54  33  59 /  10  10   0   0
LITTLE ROCK   AR  31  54  33  59 /  10  10   0   0
MONTICELLO AR     32  54  33  58 /  10  10   0   0
MOUNT IDA AR      29  54  32  59 /  10  10   0   0
MOUNTAIN HOME AR  31  53  33  56 /  10  10   0   0
NEWPORT AR        31  53  32  57 /  10  10   0   0
PINE BLUFF AR     32  53  33  58 /  10  10   0   0
RUSSELLVILLE AR   29  54  31  59 /  10  10   0   0
SEARCY AR         29  53  31  58 /  10  10   0   0
STUTTGART AR      31  53  32  58 /  10  10   0   0
&&

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

$$


AVIATION...62


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.