Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS64 KLZK 062307 AAA AFDLZK Area Forecast Discussion...UPDATED National Weather Service Little Rock AR 507 PM CST Sat Mar 6 2021 .AVIATION... Updated for 00Z TAFs... VFR conditions are expected through the period. Winds will remain variable at six knots or less. && .PREV DISCUSSION...(ISSUED 232 PM CST Sat Mar 6 2021) SHORT TERM...Tonight Through Tuesday Latest observations indicate clear conditions across the entire state. Temperatures were running near to slightly above normal for early March. Dry conditions, with a warming trend are expected during this period. A ridge of surface high pressure, extending from mid south to the Great Lakes region, will slide southeastward during this period. Will southerly low level flow will develop during this second half of this period, forecast moisture transport will be focused well to the west of the region. Above normal temperatures are expected during this period. LONG TERM...Tuesday Night Through Saturday Sfc high pres wl be situated ovr the Sern U.S. as the start of the PD, resulting in a south wind flow acrs AR. This wl allow low lvl moisture to advect into the region, along with warmer air. Small rain chances wl return to the fcst by midweek as a frontal bndry heads towards N AR. For the remainder of the PD, unsettled conds wl prevail. The aforementioned CDFNT wl sag to the SE, but wl be encountering a SW steering flow aloft, with basically wl result in the bndry meandering acrs N AR. Sctd showers/few storms wl be in the fcst pretty much each day, with the better chcs focused in the VCNTY of the bndry. && .LZK Watches/Warnings/Advisories...NONE. && $$ Aviation...57 is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.