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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
423 AM CST Wed Jan 19 2022

ARZ003>008-012>017-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-201100-
Boone-Marion-Baxter-Fulton-Sharp-Randolph-Newton-Searcy-Stone-
Izard-Independence-Lawrence-Johnson-Pope-Van Buren-Cleburne-
Jackson-Logan-Conway-Faulkner-White-Woodruff-Scott-Yell-Perry-
Polk-Montgomery-Garland-Saline-Pulaski-Lonoke-Prairie-Monroe-Pike-
Clark-Hot Spring-Grant-Jefferson-Arkansas-Dallas-Cleveland-
Lincoln-Desha-Ouachita-Calhoun-Bradley-Drew-
423 AM CST Wed Jan 19 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A strong cold front will move across Arkansas today and tonight.
Showers will develop and become fairly widespread through the day,
with a few thunderstorms possible.

At this time, the greatest chance for thunderstorms will be along
and ahead of the front, primarily over central and southern
Arkansas. An isolated strong storm or two is not out of the
question, though this appears more likely just south of the state.

Markedly colder air will move in behind the front, and this will
allow for mixed wintry precipitation to occur from mid to late
afternoon over the northwest and into the early evening hours over
central portions before coming to an end by late evening.

Very light snow accumulations are possible in the higher terrain
of northwest and north central Arkansas, with a light glaze on
elevated surfaces and lesser traveled roads in areas that
experience brief freezing rain. This precipitation transition
could impact the evening commute over northwest and north central
Arkansas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday Through Tuesday

Arctic air will continue to move into the state on Thursday. Wind
chill values are expected to drop below zero across northern
Arkansas Thursday morning. Elsewhere, wind chill values may drop
into the single digits and teens Thursday morning. Wind chill
values will again be an issue on Friday morning as readings over
the north drop to near zero, near 10 over central, and teens over
southern Arkansas.

Otherwise, at this time, additional hazardous weather appears
unlikely.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

&&

Visit NWS Little Rock on the web. Go to http://weather.gov/lzk.

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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
453 AM CST Wed Jan 19 2022

ARZ003>008-012>017-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-191700-
Boone-Marion-Baxter-Fulton-Sharp-Randolph-Newton-Searcy-Stone-
Izard-Independence-Lawrence-Johnson-Pope-Van Buren-Cleburne-
Jackson-Logan-Conway-Faulkner-White-Woodruff-Scott-Yell-Perry-
Polk-Montgomery-Garland-Saline-Pulaski-Lonoke-Prairie-Monroe-Pike-
Clark-Hot Spring-Grant-Jefferson-Arkansas-Dallas-Cleveland-
Lincoln-Desha-Ouachita-Calhoun-Bradley-Drew-
Including the cities of Harrison, Bull Shoals, Flippin,
Yellville, Summit, Mountain Home, Cherokee Village,
Mammoth Spring, Cave City, Ash Flat, Hardy, Attica, Pocahontas,
Jasper, Western Grove, Marshall, Leslie, Mountain View,
Horseshoe Bend, Melbourne, Calico Rock, Oxford, Batesville,
Walnut Ridge, Hoxie, Clarksville, Russellville, Fairfield Bay,
Clinton, Heber Springs, Newport, Booneville, Paris, Morrilton,
Conway, Searcy, Beebe, Augusta, McCrory, Cotton Plant, Waldron,
Dardanelle, Danville, Ola, Perryville, Mena, Mount Ida, Norman,
Hot Springs, Benton, Bryant, Little Rock, North Little Rock,
Cabot, Lonoke, Des Arc, Hazen, De Valls Bluff, Brinkley,
Clarendon, Murfreesboro, Glenwood, Arkadelphia, Malvern,
Sheridan, Pine Bluff, Stuttgart, De Witt, Fordyce, Rison,
Kingsland, Star City, Gould, Dumas, McGehee, Camden, Hampton,
Thornton, Warren, and Monticello
453 AM CST Wed Jan 19 2022

...Much Colder Air On the Way...
...Light Wintry Precipitation Is Possible This Afternoon and
Evening Over Portions of Arkansas...

A strong cold front will move across the state today and tonight.
While showers and a few thunderstorms will be possible with the
system, the bigger story will be the colder air moving in behind
it.

Temperatures are expected to drop from northwest to southeast after
the cold front passes. It is likely that northwest Arkansas could
see freezing temperatures by early afternoon, while central
Arkansas drops into the 30s and 40s after highs in the 50s and
60s.

Precipitation, though light, is expected to become mixed as the
cold air moves in behind the frontal boundary. There may be a
brief period of a sleet and freezing rain mix initially before
precipitation transitions to snow. This would occur from northwest
into central Arkansas through the afternoon and early evening
hours, coming to an end by mid to late evening.

At this time, it appears there could be light sleet and snow
accumulations, as well as a light glaze in areas that see any
freezing rain. Accumulations would be primarily on grassy areas
and elevated surfaces, as well as some bridges and overpasses.

The greatest potential for any wintry precipitation would
primarily be in areas north of the Interstate 40 corridor.

Winds will be gusty along and behind the front, and with the much
colder air moving in, wind chills could fall to near or below zero
over northern Arkansas by Thursday morning. If you must be outside
during this time, take adequate precautions and dress for cold
weather.

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