Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
600 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

.AVIATION...
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE TAF
PERIOD...WITH GUST STILL UPWARDS OF 18 TO 32 KTS THROUGH THE EVENING.
WINDS WILL LESSEN OVERTIME...BUT REMAIN GUSTY THROUGH THE EARLY
OVERNIGHT HOURS. MOISTURE AND CLOUDS WILL CONTINUE TO WRAP AROUND
THE SFC AND UPPER LOW AS THEY TRACK INTO THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY.
EXPECT MVFR CIGS TO CONTINUE AT AT KHRO AND KBPK...ALTHOUGH SOME
IFR COULD DEVELOP. OTHERWISE...CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SITE SHOULD
REMAIN VFR.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 257 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015/

SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT
AN UPPER LOW WILL MOVE TO THE EAST COAST LATE TONIGHT AND NORTHWEST
FLOW ALOFT WILL RETURN TO ARKANSAS. AN UPPER RIDGE WILL MOVE OUT OF
THE ROCKIES INTO THE PLAINS TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE
OVER THE CENTRAL U.S. THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THE COLD FRONT HAS MOVED THROUGH ARKANSAS. NORTHWEST WINDS HAVE
INCREASED BEHIND THE FRONT. THE LAKE WIND ADVISORY WILL CONTINUE
INTO MID EVENING. GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. PRECIPITATION
CHANCES WILL REMAIN IN THE NORTH AND CENTRAL SECTIONS. ALL
PRECIPITATION WILL BE LIGHT.

ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ARKANSAS THURSDAY BUT WILL
BE DRY. DRY AIR AND HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP THE FORECAST DRY THROUGH
THE REST OF THE SHORT TERM. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH THE PERIOD.

LONG TERM...THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
A FAST MOVING COLD FRONT WILL GO THROUGH ARKANSAS FROM THE NORTH ON
THURSDAY. MOISTURE WILL BE LACKING...SO NO PRECIPITATION IS
EXPECTED. IT WILL BE SLIGHTLY COOLER BEHIND THE FRONT...WITH ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES RETURNING TO SEASONAL LEVELS. FRIDAY LOOKS DRY.
DATA CONTINUES TO SHOW AN UNSETTLED PATTERN NEXT WEEKEND. THE
SUBTROPICAL JET WILL TRY TO BRING MOISTURE FROM THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS...BUT DRIER AIR TO THE NORTHEAST WILL KEEP RAIN OVER THE
SOUTHWEST HALF OF THE STATE. THERE ARE INDICATIONS OF A LARGE ARCTIC
AIR MASS IN THE DAKOTAS SUNDAY. IT APPEARS MUCH OF THIS WILL GO
TOWARD THE OHIO VALLEY AND AWAY FROM THE REGION.

&&

.LZK WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
LAKE WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR ARKANSAS-
BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-CONWAY-
DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-
LONOKE-MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-
POPE-PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-
WHITE-WOODRUFF-YELL.

&&

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AVIATION...224







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