Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KLZK 242102
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
302 PM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

.SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT IS OVER MUCH OF THE CENTRAL U.S. AN UPPER LOW
WILL MOVE INTO THE PLAINS SUNDAY THEN TO THE EAST COAST MONDAY. AN
UPPER RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE ROCKIES MONDAY AND WILL SLOWLY MOVE
INTO THE PLAINS TUESDAY.

HIGH PRESSURE AND SUNSHINE ARE OVER THE AREA AT THIS TIME.
HOWEVER...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE STATE TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY. CLOUDS WILL INCREASE AND THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS IN THE NORTH LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. LESS THAN A
TENTH OF AN INCH OF RAIN IS EXPECTED. WEST AND NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
INCREASE AND BECOME GUSTY AS THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH. HIGHS ON
SUNDAY WILL BE IN THE LOW 50S TO MID 60S.

DRIER AIR MOVES INTO THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT...AND MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY. NO PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE SHORT TERM PERIOD.
&&

.LONG TERM...WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
THE EXTENDED PERIOD WILL START WITH MILD AND DRY WEATHER ON
WEDNESDAY. A FAST MOVING COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE FROM THE NORTH
THURSDAY...AND THAT WILL BRING SLIGHTLY COOLER AIR. AT THIS
POINT...IT APPEARS THE FRONT WILL GO THROUGH DRY. AS THE PERIOD ENDS
NEXT WEEKEND...DATA IS SHOWING AT LEAST THE POSSIBILITY OF UNSETTLED
WEATHER. ANOTHER SHOT OF COLD AIR WILL BE INCOMING...WITH MOISTURE
INCREASING FROM THE SOUTHWEST. THERE IS MENTION OF A WINTRY MIX IN
THE FORECAST...BUT CONFIDENCE IS LOW AT THIS POINT.
&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
BATESVILLE AR     38  56  31  51 /  20  20  10   0
CAMDEN AR         38  64  36  58 /  10  10   0   0
HARRISON AR       39  52  30  54 /  20  20  10   0
HOT SPRINGS AR    38  61  34  57 /  10  10  10   0
LITTLE ROCK   AR  37  61  34  54 /  10  10  10   0
MONTICELLO AR     37  64  35  54 /  10  10   0   0
MOUNT IDA AR      38  60  34  58 /  10  10  10   0
MOUNTAIN HOME AR  38  53  30  53 /  20  20  10   0
NEWPORT AR        37  57  32  50 /  10  20  10   0
PINE BLUFF AR     38  62  35  54 /  10  10  10   0
RUSSELLVILLE AR   39  58  32  56 /  10  10  10   0
SEARCY AR         37  59  32  52 /  10  10  10   0
STUTTGART AR      37  60  34  52 /  10  10  10   0
&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...51 / LONG TERM...46




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