Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KLZK 180909
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
409 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
AN UPPER RIDGE CONTINUES OVER THE WESTERN U.S. AND AN UPPER TROUGH
IS OVER THE EAST COAST. THIS IS PRODUCING NORTHWEST FLOW OVER THE
MIDDLE PART OF THE COUNTRY. THE RIDGE WILL SLOWLY MOVE EAST
THROUGH FRIDAY. FRIDAY THE HIGH WILL BE OVER ARKANSAS THEN WILL
MOVE TO THE EAST COAST SATURDAY. ANOTHER TROUGH WILL DIP INTO THE
GREAT LAKES AREA SUNDAY AND NORTHWEST FLOW WILL RETURN TO
ARKANSAS.

DENSE FOG CONTINUES IN NORTH ARKANSAS THIS MORNING AND A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE FAR NORTHERN COUNTIES THROUGH 14Z.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTH THROUGH SOUTHERN
MISSOURI. SO FAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS ARE WEST OF OUR CWFA BUT
SHOWERS WILL BE MOVING INTO NORTH ARKANSAS EARLY THIS MORNING.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL GENERATE FURTHER SOUTH THROUGH THE
DAY ALONG ANY OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES THAT FORM...AND NEAR THE
STATIONARY FRONT IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS.

THE FRONT WILL DISSIPATE FRIDAY MORNING AND HIGH PRESSURE WILL
TAKE CONTROL OF THE AREA. THIS WILL KEEP THE AREA DRY THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES TOWARD ARKANSAS FROM THE
PLAINS LATE SATURDAY AND THROUGH THE STATE SUNDAY. THIS WILL BRING
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY FROM SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY. NEAR TO SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD.

&&

.LONG TERM...MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NO SIG CHGS MADE TO THE FCST AS HIGH PRES WL BE BLDG INTO THE MID
SOUTH. DRIER AND COOLER CONDS WL BE THE RESULT...WITH BLW NORMAL
TEMPS EXPECTED. SOME MODERATION IN THE AIRMASS WL OCCUR HEADING INTO
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK AS THE HIGH BEGINS TO WEAKEN AND SHIFT EWD.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
BATESVILLE AR     79  62  82  63 /  30  20  10  10
CAMDEN AR         87  69  88  69 /  40  20  10  10
HARRISON AR       78  63  81  63 /  50  20  10  10
HOT SPRINGS AR    86  67  86  67 /  30  20  10  10
LITTLE ROCK   AR  86  66  87  66 /  30  20  10  10
MONTICELLO AR     88  68  89  67 /  30  20  10  10
MOUNT IDA AR      85  67  86  67 /  30  20  10  10
MOUNTAIN HOME AR  78  62  81  63 /  50  20  10  10
NEWPORT AR        80  62  83  63 /  30  20  10  10
PINE BLUFF AR     87  67  87  66 /  30  20  10  10
RUSSELLVILLE AR   83  66  83  66 /  40  20  10  10
SEARCY AR         82  64  84  64 /  30  20  10  10
STUTTGART AR      85  66  86  65 /  30  20  10  10
&&

.LZK WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING FOR BAXTER-BOONE-
FULTON-MARION.

&&

$$

SHORT TERM...51 / LONG TERM...44




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