Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
425 PM CST WED DEC 24 2014

SKIES WERE CLOUDY ACROSS MUCH OF THE NATURAL STATE TODAY.  THERE
WERE ALSO SOME AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN MAINLY ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN
ARKANSAS...WITH A FEW FLURRIES OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF OZARKS.
MEANWHILE...CLOUDS WERE ON THE DECREASE THIS AFTERNOON OVER PORTIONS
OF WESTERN ARKANSAS.  HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN BUILDING OVER THE
REGION FROM THE PLAINS...AND COLDER AIR WILL CONTINUE TO FILTER IN
FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY...WITH BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS.  THE HIGH
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 30S TO UPPER 40S...AND LOWS
TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE MID 20S TO MID 30S.

ON CHRISTMAS DAY...THE HIGH WILL HEAD QUICKLY TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST
UNITED STATES.  A CLOCKWISE FLOW AROUND THE HIGH WILL BRING
SOUTHERLY WINDS ALONG WITH MORE SUNSHINE...AND SEASONAL
TEMPERATURES.  THE HIGHS ON CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BE IN THE UPPER 40S
TO UPPER 50S.

LOOKING AHEAD...MORE WARMING IS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY...WITH THE
MERCURY READINGS CLIMBING TO ABOVE NORMAL LEVELS.  THIS WILL BE
AHEAD OF A NEW COLD FRONT...THAT WILL BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS ON
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...WITH SLIGHTLY COOLER AIR TO FOLLOW.  THE
FRONT MAY STALL TEMPORARILY ALONG THE GULF COAST...KEEPING UNSETTLED
WEATHER IN THE FORECAST THROUGH SUNDAY.

BEFORE THE YEAR ENDS...A MORE SIGNIFICANT FRONT IS EXPECTED TO
ARRIVE BY TUESDAY BRINGING ANOTHER SHOT OF COLD AIR TO THE REGION.

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