Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
525 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

WARM AND MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW HAS RETURNED TO THE NATURAL STATE
DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AS A WARM FRONT HAS LIFTED NORTH THROUGH
THE STATE. THE INCREASE IN MOISTURE HAS LED TO DENSE FOG ACROSS MUCH
OF THE SOUTHERN HALF OF ARKANSAS. AS A RESULT...A DENSE FOG ADVISORY
IS IN EFFECT THROUGH MID MORNING. TEMPERATURES DURING THE OVERNIGHT
REMAINED NEARLY STATIONARY...WITH PREDAWN READINGS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 30S STATEWIDE.

TODAY...SOME SMALL CHANCES FOR RAIN WILL BE IN THE FORECAST...WITH
THE BEST CHANCES FOR SEEING RAIN REMAINING ACROSS NORTHERN ARKANSAS.
TEMPERATURES FOR TUESDAY WILL BE NOTICEABLY WARMER WITH READINGS
RANGING FROM THE UPPER 50S IN THE NORTH TO UPPER 60S ACROSS SOUTHERN
ARKANSAS.

PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL INCREASE GREATLY AFTER DARK TONIGHT AS A
STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE STATE FROM THE NORTH. WITH THIS
STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE STATE DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND
EARLY MORNING HOURS OF WEDNESDAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES ON WEDNESDAY
WILL LIKELY OCCUR DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS WITH TEMPERATURES
FALLING THROUGH THE DAY.

WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL ENTER THE FORECAST ON WEDNESDAY MORNING
ACROSS NORTHERN ARKANSAS WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY AS
TEMPERATURES DIP BELOW FREEZING. PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE TO
TRANSITION FROM RAIN...TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET...TO SNOW THROUGH
THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY FROM NORTH TO SOUTH. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
WILL ACCUMULATE ACROSS NORTHERN ARKANSAS WITH FOUR TO SIX INCHES OF
SNOW AND SLEET POSSIBLE. ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ARKANSAS...TWO
TO FOUR INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET WILL BE POSSIBLE...WITH ONE TO
THREE EXPECTED ACROSS THE SOUTH. SOUTHERN ARKANSAS WILL ALSO SEE A
PROLONGED PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN...WITH HEAVIEST ICE ACCUMULATIONS
EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS...WHERE ICE ACCUMULATIONS COULD
EXCEED A QUARTER OF AN INCH. AS A RESULT OF THE WINTRY
PRECIPITATION...A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED BEGINNING
WEDNESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

PRECIPITATION WILL COME TO AN END THURSDAY MORNING WITH WINDY AND
VERY COLD AIR IN PLACE OVER THE STATE. TEMPERATURES WILL STRUGGLE TO
WARM ABOVE FREEZING ON THURSDAY. CLEAR AND CALM CONDITIONS WILL MOVE
INTO THE STATE OVERNIGHT THURSDAY...ALLOWING TEMPERATURES TO PLUMMET
INTO SINGLE DIGITS. FRIDAY AND THROUGH THE WEEKEND...TEMPERATURES
WILL GRADUALLY WARM WITH DRY WEATHER EXPECTED.

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