Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Return to Local Conditions & Forecast

Without Abbreviations
With Abbreviations

fxus64 klzk 302348 aaa 

Area forecast discussion...updated
National Weather Service Little Rock Arkansas
648 PM CDT sun Apr 30 2017


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



VFR conditions will persist through this taf period.
However...breezy wrly winds will be seen...with gusts often above
20 kts...nearing 30 kts in some spots.


Previous discussion...(issued 242 PM CDT sun Apr 30 2017)

Short term...tonight through Tuesday

Light showers will persist for a few hours this evening as upper
level low over eastern Kansas moves off to the northeast. The
actual frontal boundary is moving through the region at this time
and will exit the state this evening. Surface high pressure along
the Gulf will dominate for Monday with moisture starting to
increase on Tuesday in advance of the next storm system.

Long term...Tuesday night through Sunday

Surface low pressure will develop along the stalled frontal
boundary, and drag a cold front across the region Wednesday or
Wednesday night. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible, with
precipitation continuing behind the front, as a closed upper low
passes behind it. Slightly cooler and drier air will follow the


Lzk watches/warnings/advisories...none.

National Weather Service Glossary of Abbreviations