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Area Forecast Discussion

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FXUS64 KLZK 291927
AFDLZK

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
227 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT

UPPER LOW PRESSURE IS OVER THE PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON WITH UPPER 
RIDGES OVER THE SOUTHWEST AND SOUTHEAST. THIS UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE 
TO THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER SATURDAY AND TO THE EAST COAST SUNDAY. 
UPPER HIGH PRESSURE WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE SOUTH SUNDAY AND MONDAY. 

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE 
AREA THIS AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS IN THE NORTHWEST AND 
SOUTHEAST. THESE STORMS ARE A RESULT OF A COLD FRONT IN THE PLAINS 
WHICH WILL STALL THERE TONIGHT. RAIN CHANCES WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT 
AND BECOME LIKELY AGAIN ON SATURDAY. WIDESPREAD SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS 
ARE NOT ANTICIPATED THOUGH THE STRONGER STORMS WILL PRODUCE GUSTY 
WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN. CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
WILL DECREASE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS THE SYSTEM MOVES EAST OF ARKANSAS. 
A WEAK SHORT WAVE WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN ARKANSAS MONDAY AND 
BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. EXPECT COOLER 
TEMPERATURES SATURDAY WITH CLOUD COVER AND RAIN OVER THE AREA. ABOVE 
NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED BY MONDAY ONCE AGAIN. 

&&

.LONG TERM...TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
HOT AND HUMID WEATHER WILL PREVAIL DURING THE EXTENDED TERM AS AN 
UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS ENTRENCHED ACROSS THE 
AREA. DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL SOAR WELL INTO THE 90S ACROSS 
MOST OF THE AREA EACH DAY. 

SOUTHERLY SURFACE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO BRING MOIST AIR ACROSS THE 
REGION...AND SLIGHT CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE PRESENT 
THROUGHOUT MUCH OF THE PERIOD. 

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
BATESVILLE AR     72  84  72  88 /  60  60  50  30 
CAMDEN AR         74  84  72  87 /  50  60  50  20 
HARRISON AR       71  86  70  88 /  60  50  30  10 
HOT SPRINGS AR    74  85  72  88 /  60  60  40  20 
LITTLE ROCK   AR  73  84  72  87 /  50  60  50  20 
MONTICELLO AR     74  86  73  86 /  50  70  60  30 
MOUNT IDA AR      75  85  72  88 /  60  50  30  20 
MOUNTAIN HOME AR  72  85  70  88 /  60  60  40  20 
NEWPORT AR        72  84  72  87 /  50  70  60  30 
PINE BLUFF AR     74  85  73  87 /  50  70  60  30 
RUSSELLVILLE AR   73  85  71  88 /  60  50  30  20 
SEARCY AR         73  84  72  87 /  50  60  50  30 
STUTTGART AR      73  85  73  87 /  50  70  60  30 
&&

.LZK WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...51 / LONG TERM...53




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