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Regional Weather Summary

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
525 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

IT WAS MOSTLY CLEAR OVERNIGHT. PREDAWN TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MID 
40S TO MID 50S...WITH READINGS NEAR 40 DEGREES IN THE NORTHWEST.

ON THE EARLY MORNING WEATHER MAP...HIGH PRESSURE WAS OVER ARKANSAS. 
THE HIGH WILL BRING ANOTHER MILD DAY...WITH PLENTY OF SUNSHINE IN 
THE FORECAST. TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL CLIMB INTO THE 70S TO 
LOWER 80S.

LOOKING AHEAD...A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH TOWARD THE REGION FROM THE 
PLAINS ON THURSDAY. BREEZY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL EXIST AHEAD 
OF THE FRONT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL 
DEVELOP...ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ISOLATED 
STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE IN THE SOUTHEAST HALF OF THE STATE.

PRECIPITATION SHOULD END BY FRIDAY...BUT THE FRONT SHOULD STALL IN 
OR NEAR ARKANSAS. THAT WILL KEEP CONDITIONS MILD HEADING INTO THE 
WEEKEND. THE FRONT WILL MOVE BACK TO THE NORTH FRIDAY NIGHT AND 
SATURDAY. SMALL CHANCES FOR RAIN WILL EXIST AS THIS HAPPENS. 

ON SUNDAY...A NEW STORM SYSTEM WILL FORM IN KANSAS...AND WILL TRACK 
TO THE NORTHEAST. THE SYSTEM WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT TOWARD THE 
REGION...WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. AREAS OF 
HEAVY RAIN AND SOME SEVERE WEATHER COULD RESULT. MUCH COOLER AIR IS 
EXPECTED TO FOLLOW THE FRONT.

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