Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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AWUS84 KLZK 202131

Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
431 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

Cold air moved into the Natural State during the day on Tuesday
behind a quick moving cold front. Cloudy skies and brisk
northeasterly winds kept high temperatures in the mid to upper
50s. Northwest flow aloft will continue to bring cloudy conditions
to Arkansas for the remainder of the day.

The system associated with abundant cloud cover will move away
from the region tonight, with clouds decreasing. Temperatures will
be drop into the lower to mid 30s in central and north portions
of the state. Some locations, mainly valley regions, will have
temperatures falling to near or slightly below freezing,
therefore, any sensitive plants should be protected.

An upper level ridge will move into the region over the next
several days. At the surface, high pressure will settle over the
area for much of the week. Clear skies will return to the state
for several days. High temperatures on Wednesday will be cool with
readings in the 50s and 60s, along with breezy northwesterly

Looking ahead to later in the week, temperatures will warm as high
pressure slides eastward and southerly winds return. High
temperatures on Thursday and Friday will be in the 60s and 70s.

A new storm system will approach the state by the weekend, with
showers and thunderstorms returning to the forecast. Highs will be
in the 70s with lows in the 50s and 60s. Unsettled weather will
continue into the start of next work week

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