Regional Weather Summary
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
925 PM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

OTHER THAN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN NORTHERN ARKANSAS WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...IT WAS PARTLY CLOUDY AND DRY. HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE IN
THE MID 80S TO MID 90S...AND RANGED FROM 84 DEGREES AT MOUNTAIN HOME
TO 94 DEGREES AT FORT SMITH.

ON THE WEDNESDAY EVENING WEATHER MAP...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
REMAINED OVER THE WESTERN UNITED STATES. CLOCKWISE FLOW AROUND THE
HIGH CREATED A NORTHWEST WIND FLOW ALOFT OVER THE MIDDLE OF THE
COUNTRY. THIS WAS DRIVING A COLD FRONT TOWARD ARKANSAS FROM
MISSOURI.

ALONG THE FRONT...THUNDERSTORMS ERUPTED ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI AND
BECAME SEVERE WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE STORMS SHOULD WEAKEN AS THEY
WORK SLOWLY TO THE SOUTH OVERNIGHT. EVEN SO...THERE WILL BE DECENT
CHANCES OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT NORTH OF LITTLE ROCK.

ON THURSDAY...STORMS WILL REDEVELOP IN THE NORTHERN HALF OF
ARKANSAS...ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOME STORMS
COULD PRODUCE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS.

AS FAR AS TEMPERATURES...LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE UPPER 60S TO
MID 70S. HIGHS ON THURSDAY WILL BE IN THE MID 80S TO LOWER 90S.

THE AFOREMENTIONED FRONT TO THE NORTH WILL DRIFT INTO THE REGION
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THIS WILL KEEP THE WEATHER PATTERN UNSETTLED
THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH HIT AND MISS THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
FORECAST. TEMPERATURES WILL BE CLOSE TO SEASONAL LEVELS OR EVEN A
BIT COOLER DEPENDING ON CLOUD COVER AND RAINFALL.

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