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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
345 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FIRST FREEZE OF THE SEASON EXPECTED IN NORTHERN ARKANSAS...

.A FREEZE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PARTS OF NORTHERN ARKANSAS FOR
THE LATE FRIDAY NIGHT TO SATURDAY MORNING PERIOD. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION AND INTO ARKANSAS TONIGHT...THEN
FOLLOWED BY A LARGE AND COLD CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM. THIS
SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER ARKANSAS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING...
AND BRING THE COLDEST AIR OF THE FALL SEASON TO ARKANSAS. TEMPERATURES
WILL DROP TO WELL BELOW NORMAL LEVELS ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
ARKANSAS.

ARZ003>007-012>015-021>023-030-302130-
/O.CON.KLZK.FZ.A.0002.141101T0500Z-141101T1400Z/
BAXTER-BOONE-FULTON-IZARD-JOHNSON-LOGAN-MARION-NEWTON-POPE-SEARCY-
SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASH FLAT...BOONEVILLE...BULL SHOALS...
CALICO ROCK...CAVE CITY...CLARKSVILLE...CLINTON...FAIRFIELD BAY...
FLIPPIN...HARDY...HARRISON...HORSESHOE BEND...JASPER...LESLIE...
MAMMOTH SPRING...MARSHALL...MELBOURNE...MOUNTAIN HOME...
MOUNTAIN VIEW...OXFORD...PARIS...RUSSELLVILLE...SUMMIT...VIOLA...
WESTERN GROVE...YELLVILLE
345 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

A FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING.

* EVENT...BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY IN THE OZARK
  MOUNTAINS OF THE NORTH AND PORTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS RIVER
  VALLEY AND THE OUACHITA MOUNTAINS OF THE WEST.

* AREAS AFFECTED...THE WATCH INCLUDES LOCATIONS FROM CAVE CITY...
  CLINTON AND BOONEVILLE NORTHWARD. THE WATCH MAY NEED TO BE
  EXPANDED MORE INTO CENTRAL ARKANSAS IF IT APPEARS FREEZING
  TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR AND PERSIST FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR OR
  TWO.

* IMPACTS...THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL PLANTS AND TENDER
  VEGETATION LEFT OUTDOORS WITHOUT PROTECTION. UNPROTECTED WATER
  PIPES COULD FREEZE...ESPECIALLY IF LEFT WITHOUT RUNNING A SLOW
  STEADY STREAM OF LIQUID.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE. IF
THESE CONDITIONS OCCUR...CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION
WOULD BE AFFECTED. FROST WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH AREA.

&&

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