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National Weather Service Little Rock Arkansas
226 PM CST Wednesday Feb 10 2016

Short term...tonight through Thursday night
a weak frontal boundary...subjectively analyzed at 20z from near
Columbus NE...to Goodland Kansas...will approach quickly
overnight...then will move through the state in the morning. The main
effect will be a wind shift...no precipitation is expected.

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Long term...Friday through Wednesday
a large area of high pressure from Canada will build from the upper
Midwest to the Ohio Valley Friday/Saturday. Seasonal temperatures
will quickly go below normal...with dry weather expected.

Later in the weekend...a storm system will approach from the
southwest. Cold air will remain in place as moisture with the system
increases on Sunday. Put a light rain/snow mix...mainly in the
Ozarks...with rain farther south. Given dry air in place initially
and evaporative cooling...should have a brief period of sleet where
rain is expected.

Data is showing moisture decreasing from the north Sunday
night...and then lingering over the southern counties on Monday.
Kept a light rain/snow mix in the Ozarks Sunday evening...and then
drying out. Have rain going Sunday night/Monday across the southern
half of the state.

The system providing the moisture will depart Monday night/Tuesday.
This will be followed by a warming trend...and above normal
temperatures to finish the period.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Batesville Arkansas 27 45 27 51 / 0 0 0 0
Camden Arkansas 40 64 34 61 / 0 0 0 0
Harrison Arkansas 29 46 28 53 / 0 0 0 0
Hot Springs Arkansas 38 57 32 58 / 0 0 0 0
Little Rock Arkansas 34 52 31 54 / 0 0 0 0
Monticello Arkansas 39 60 34 57 / 0 0 0 0
Mount Ida Arkansas 38 60 31 59 / 0 0 0 0
Mountain Home Arkansas 27 45 27 52 / 0 0 0 0
Newport Arkansas 28 44 28 49 / 0 0 0 0
Pine Bluff Arkansas 36 53 32 55 / 0 0 0 0
Russellville Arkansas 31 53 30 57 / 0 0 0 0
Searcy Arkansas 28 46 27 51 / 0 0 0 0
Stuttgart Arkansas 34 49 31 52 / 0 0 0 0
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Lzk watches/warnings/advisories...none.
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Short term...55 / long term...46

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