Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KLZK 242030
AFDLZK

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
230 PM CST WED DEC 24 2014

.SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT

LONGWAVE TROF AXIS WAS SITUATED ACRS THE FA THIS AFTN WITH PLENTY OF
LOW LVL MOISTURE/CLOUDS ASSOCD WITH THE FEATURE. HAVE SEEN A FEW
RADAR RETURNS AND SFC REPORTS OF PTCHY LGT RAIN/SPRINKLES ACRS PARTS
OF AR. MID AFTN TEMPS WERE MAINLY IN THE 40S.

THE UPR TROF WL CONT TO TRANSLATE EWD TNGT AND BE E OF AR BY THU
MRNG. WL CONT A DRY FCST THIS EVENING...WITH CLOUDS DCRSG AS DRIER
AIR FILTERS INTO THE REGION. HIGH PRES WL HAVE SHIFTED E OF AR ON
CHRISTMAS DAY...RESULTING IN A SLY WIND FLOW AND HIGHS IN THE 50S.

GULF MOISTURE WL BE IN THE INCRS STARTING LATER THU NGT AND ON FRI...
ESP ACRS WRN AR. THIS WL BE IN RESPONSE TO A NEW STORM SYS/CDFNT
APCHG FM THE PLAINS. CONTD TRENDS OF INCRSG POPS FM W TO E ACRS THE
FA STARTING FRI...WITH LIKELY RAIN CHCS FRI NGT INTO SAT. PRECIP
CHCS WL THEN DIMINISH LATER SAT AND SAT NGT AS THE STORM SYS/CDFNT
SHIFT E OF AR. STILL COULD SEE A BRIEF WINTRY MIX ACRS PARTS OF NRN
AR BEFORE PRECIP ENDS.
&&

.LONG TERM...SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE EXTENDED FORECAST STARTS WILL A COLD FRONT HAVING PUSHED THROUGH
AR LATE SATURDAY TO SUNDAY MORNING. TEMPS WILL BE WARM ENOUGH TO BE
AN ALL RAIN...WITH SOME RESIDUAL PRECIP CHANCES MAINLY OVER SE AR
THEN GRADUALLY MOVE SE OUT OF THE STATE SUNDAY NIGHT TO MONDAY. DRY
ON MONDAY WITH COOLER TEMPS. A SECONDARY MAINLY DRY COLD FRONT WILL
THEN SAG THROUGH AR ON MONDAY...KEEPING TEMPS COOLER THAN NORMAL.
ALOFT A NEAR ZONAL FLOW SETS UP ON MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...WHILE SOME
WEAK SHORT WAVE ENERGY IS SEEN IN THE UPPER FLOW ON TUESDAY TO
WEDNESDAY...ONLY A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AT BEST WOULD BE SEEN. WILL
HOLD DOWN AT THIS TIME DUE TO UNCERTAINTY. ON WEDNESDAY...SOME LOW
POP CHANCES MAY BE SEEN WITH A POSSIBLE FRONT AND OR SOUTH STREAM
SYSTEM...BUT AGAIN TO MUCH UNCERTAINTY REMAINS IN THE FORECAST TO GO
MUCH MORE THAN A LOW CHANCE.
&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...44 / LONG TERM...59






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