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National Weather Service Little Rock Arkansas
1131 PM CST Friday Feb 5 2016

Aviation...

Some high clouds will remain possible through the period...and
precipitation chances should remain to the SW of the area. Winds will also
be light...with VFR conditions continuing.

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Previous discussion... /issued 520 PM CST Friday Feb 5 2016/

Discussion...

Updated to include the 00z aviation discussion below...

Aviation...

Some high clouds will remain possible through the period...and
precipitation chances should remain to the SW of the area. Winds will
also be light...with VFR conditions continuing.

Previous discussion... /issued 228 PM CST Friday Feb 5 2016/

Short term...tonight through Sunday

High pressure aloft will move east tonight and an upper trough
will move into Oklahoma and Texas tonight. A large upper ridge
will be over the western U.S. Tonight. The upper trough will move
through Arkansas late tonight and Saturday. The upper ridge will
move into Arkansas Saturday night with drier air. Another upper
trough will move from the northern plains Sunday into Arkansas.

A dry forecast is expected for the short term part of the
forecast. Low pressure will track near the southwest corner of the
state tonight and Saturday. Any light precipitation will remain
southwest of our County warning forecast area. We dry out Saturday night and Sunday and
the moisture will be lacking Sunday as the next system moves into
the area. Expect lows in the lower 30s tonight and highs Saturday
in the lower to middle 50s.

Long term...Sunday night through Friday

Little change was made to the going forecast. Several weak systems
will move through during the period...but with lack of low level
moisture return...there will be little in the way of precipitation
chances...other than a few flurries in the north and northeast
Sunday night and Monday. With the exception of Thursday and
Friday... temperatures will remain below seasonal averages. A cold
front on Friday will bring a reinforcing shot of cold air just
beyond the end of the period.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Batesville Arkansas 34 53 35 58 / 10 10 0 0
Camden Arkansas 27 55 32 60 / 10 10 0 0
Harrison Arkansas 30 52 32 55 / 10 10 0 0
Hot Springs Arkansas 29 54 33 59 / 10 10 0 0
Little Rock Arkansas 30 54 33 59 / 10 10 0 0
Monticello Arkansas 32 54 33 58 / 10 10 0 0
Mount Ida Arkansas 27 54 32 59 / 10 10 0 0
Mountain Home Arkansas 31 53 33 56 / 10 10 0 0
Newport Arkansas 30 53 32 57 / 10 10 0 0
Pine Bluff Arkansas 31 53 33 58 / 10 10 0 0
Russellville Arkansas 29 54 31 59 / 10 10 0 0
Searcy Arkansas 28 53 31 58 / 10 10 0 0
Stuttgart Arkansas 33 53 32 58 / 10 10 0 0
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Lzk watches/warnings/advisories...none.
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