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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
316 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-181100-
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
316 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH ARKANSAS FROM THE SOUTHWEST THIS
AFTERNOON...WITH CHANCES FOR RAIN INCREASING ACROSS MUCH OF THE
STATE. THERE MAY BE ENOUGH COLD AIR IN PLACE ALOFT THAT PORTIONS
OF NORTHERN ARKANSAS MAY SEE SOME SLEET OR SNOW MIX IN WITH THE
RAIN LATE TONIGHT. THE BEST CHANCES FOR SEEING ANY WINTRY
PRECIPITATION WILL BE ACROSS THE NORTHERN THIRD OF THE
AREA...ESPECIALLY IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN AND ALONG THE MISSOURI
BORDER. DUE TO RECENT WARM WEATHER AND TEMPERATURES GENERALLY AT
OR JUST ABOVE FREEZING TONIGHT...ANY ACCUMULATIONS WILL REMAIN
LIGHT...AND LIMITED TO GRASSY OR ELEVATED SURFACES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER THE STATE FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY...WITH MAINLY RAINFALL EXPECTED. INITIALLY...SOME LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN HAZARD POSSIBLE...AND THE HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL LIKELY BE LIMITED TO THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF THE
STATE.

MUCH COLDER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE STATE AS THIS STORM SYSTEM
BEGINS TO EXIT TO THE EAST...WITH ANOTHER CHANCE TO SEE SOME
WINTRY PRECIPITATION TO MIX IN WITH THE RAIN. THE BEST CHANCES TO
SEE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL BE LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...AND LIMITED TO THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
SECTIONS OF THE STATE. AT THIS TIME...ANY ACCUMULATIONS LOOK
LIGHT.

CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION WILL AGAIN BE SEEN BY LATE IN THE
PERIOD...AS WELL AS ANOTHER CHANCE FOR SOME WINTRY PRECIPITATION TO
MIX IN WITH RAINFALL. MANY UNCERTAINTIES REMAIN WITH THE FRIDAY
NIGHT STORM SYSTEM...AND ESPECIALLY FOR THE STORM SYSTEM NEXT
WEEK...AND CHANGES IN THE CHANCES FOR ANY WINTRY PRECIPITATION
COULD CHANGE. REFER TO THE LATEST FORECASTS AS THESE UNCERTAINTIES
BECOME MORE CLEAR OVER TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

&&

VISIT NWS LITTLE ROCK ON THE WEB. GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV AND
CLICK ON CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

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