Ice Storm Warning
Statement as of 11:45 AM CST on December 05, 2013
... Ice Storm Warning remains in effect from 6 PM this evening to
6 PM CST Friday...
An Ice Storm Warning remains in effect from 6 PM this evening to
6 PM CST Friday.
The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued an Ice
Storm Warning... which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to 6 PM
* Event... significant ice accumulations are expected across
central Arkansas late tonight through Friday.
* Timing... rain will continue to develop and overspread the area
this afternoon and last through Friday. Precipitation will
changeover to freezing rain in west central Arkansas late this
afternoon... and eventually over the Delta Region north of Searcy
this evening. By daybreak Friday morning... wintry precipitation
will have shifted south of the I-40 corridor in central
Arkansas... and into the Mena and Mt Ida areas over west central
Arkansas. Locations from around Hot Springs... to Pine Bluff and
Stuttgart will transition to mostly sleet... with some snow or
freezing rain mixed at times... by late Friday afternoon.
* Impact... ice accumulations of one half inch will be common
across the warned area... with storm total ice accumulations of
around an inch being possible from Conway... northeast to Newport
and Searcy. In addition to ice accumulations... sleet
accumulations of half an inch to an inch will be possible...
mainly north and east of Searcy.
An Ice Storm Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Significant amounts of ice accumulations
will make travel dangerous or impossible. Travel is strongly
discouraged. Commerce will likely be severely impacted. If you
must travel... keep an extra flashlight... food... and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. Ice accumulations and winds will
likely lead to snapped power lines and falling tree branches that
add to the danger.
Individuals are encouraged to continue to monitor forecast from
the National Weather Service in Little Rock for the latest
regarding this winter storm.
Statement as of 04:19 am CST on December 05, 2013
... Record high temperature set at Hot Springs Airport...
a record high temperature of 75 degrees was set at Hot Springs
Airport yesterday. This ties the old record of 75 set in 2001.
... Record high temperature set at Monticello...
a record high temperature of 79 degrees was set at Monticello
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 76 set in 2012.
... Record high temperature set at Stuttgart Airport...
a record high temperature of 79 degrees was set at Stuttgart
Airport yesterday. This breaks the old record of 73 set in 2012.
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