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FXUS64 KLZK 171030
AFDLZK

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
530 AM CDT FRI OCT 17 2014

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT
A WARM DAY IS IN STORE WITH PLENTY OF SUNSHINE. SOME RIDGING
IS OCCURRING FROM THE SOUTHWEST...WITH A BIG STORM SYSTEM TO THE
NORTHEAST MOVING AWAY.

WHILE THERE WILL BE ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES INITIALLY...READINGS
WILL RETURN TO MORE NORMAL LEVELS THIS WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL BLOW THROUGH THE REGION FROM THE PLAINS TODAY. OTHER THAN A WIND
SHIFT...THE FRONT WILL GO BY UNNOTICED. NO RAIN IS EXPECTED WITH
THE FRONT...BUT IT WILL TURN SLIGHTLY COOLER BEHIND THE FRONT.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING CONTINUED DRY CONDITIONS SATURDAY/SUNDAY.
THE HIGH WILL SLIDE TO THE SOUTH/EAST BY THE TIME THE PERIOD ENDS...
WITH A NEW FRONT BRINGING MORE CLOUDS FROM THE NORTHWEST ON MONDAY.
AT THIS POINT...NO RAIN IS IN THE FORECAST WITH THE NEW FRONT.
TRANQUIL WEATHER WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EXTENDED PERIOD.
&&

.LONG TERM...TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
DRY CONDITIONS LOOK TO PREVAIL THROUGH THE LONG TERM PERIOD AS HIGH
PRESSURE ALOFT SETTLES IN ACROSS THE CENTRAL CONUS. TEMPERATURES
WILL BE AROUND NORMAL IN THE AFTERNOON THANKS TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES
AND A HIGH AMPLITUDE UPPER RIDGE ALOFT. LOWS AT NIGHT THOUGH WILL BE
PRIVY TO LIGHT WINDS AND PRIME CONDITIONS FOR RADIATIONAL COOLING
THOUGH. THUS WITH SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH FUNNELING DRY
AND COOL AIR INTO THE STATE...SUSPECT THAT OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL END
UP A FEW DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.
&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
BATESVILLE AR     79  49  70  45 /   0   0   0   0
CAMDEN AR         83  54  77  48 /   0  10   0   0
HARRISON AR       76  46  67  44 /   0   0   0   0
HOT SPRINGS AR    80  52  73  47 /   0  10   0   0
LITTLE ROCK   AR  81  52  73  47 /   0  10   0   0
MONTICELLO AR     83  54  76  49 /   0  10   0   0
MOUNT IDA AR      80  51  74  46 /   0  10   0   0
MOUNTAIN HOME AR  76  46  69  44 /   0   0   0   0
NEWPORT AR        80  50  70  46 /   0   0   0   0
PINE BLUFF AR     80  53  74  47 /   0  10   0   0
RUSSELLVILLE AR   80  49  74  45 /   0  10   0   0
SEARCY AR         80  50  72  45 /   0   0   0   0
STUTTGART AR      80  52  72  47 /   0  10   0   0
&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...46 / LONG TERM...64





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