Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
825 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

ACROSS ARKANSAS...PLENTY OF SLEET AND SNOW FELL OVERNIGHT WITH MANY
LOCATIONS SEEING SEVERAL INCHES. ACROSS NORTHERN AREAS...5 TO 7
INCHES WERE NOTED...IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN AREAS INCLUDING THE
LITTLE ROCK AREA...4 TO 6 INCHES WERE SEEN. ADAMS FIELD REPORTED 5
AND A HALF INCHES. MORNING TEMPERATURES WERE QUITE COLD AS THE
ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WAS SETTLING OVER THE REGION. OVER THE NORTH
SOME TEENS AND 20S WERE SEEN...WHILE THE REST OF THE STATE WAS IN
THE 20S.

TODAY THE STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OUT OF THE REGION AND TAKE ANY
REMAINING LIGHT SNOW TO THE EAST. CLOUDS WILL GRADUALLY THIN AND
BREAK UP TODAY...AND PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES WILL BE SEEN INTO
THE AFTERNOON. UNFORTUNATELY...THE COLD AIR IN PLACE WILL KEEP
TEMPERATURES WELL BELOW NORMAL...WITH HIGHS ONLY REACHING THE THE
20S OVER THE NORTH AND EASTERN AREAS...WHILE 30S IN PARTS OF CENTRAL
AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. TONIGHT...A VERY COLD AIR MASS WILL CENTER
OVER ARKANSAS...AND TAKE LOWS TO RECORD VALUES IN MANY LOCATIONS.
SINGLE DIGITS ARE EXPECTED IN PARTS OF THE EAST AND
NORTHEAST...WHILE TEENS OVER MUCH OF THE REST OF THE NATURAL STATE.
ON FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES WILL BE SEEN AS TEMPERATURES DO REACH
THE 30S IN MANY AREAS. THIS WILL HELP WITH THE MELTING OF THE SNOW.

OVER THE WEEKEND...DRY WEATHER IS SEEN WITH TEMPERATURES SLOWLY
WARMING CLOSER TO NORMAL VALUES. HOWEVER...THE SNOW COVER WILL STILL
HOLD TEMPERATURES 5 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

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