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|Sunrise 6:12AM||Sunset 8:14PM||Thursday July 29, 2021 9:31 AM CDT (14:31 UTC)||Moonrise 10:49PM||Moonset 10:50AM||Illumination 73%|
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Area Discussion for - Little Rock, AR  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS64 KLZK 291140 AFDLZK
Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Little Rock AR 640 AM CDT Thu Jul 29 2021
AVIATION. 29/12Z TAF CYCLE
VFR conds wl cont to prevail thru the PD. Sfc winds wl be light and variable. /44/
PREV DISCUSSION. (ISSUED 335 AM CDT Thu Jul 29 2021) SHORT TERM . Today Through Friday Night
Not much to add to the fcst this mrng other to say we wl see a typical summertime wx pattern acrs AR for late July. Hot and humid conds wl prevail as high pres, both at the sfc and aloft, conts to bld into the region the next few days. This feature wl put a lid on organized convection for the Natural State.
The main fcst concern thru Fri wl be temps. Contd with a persistence fcst for nighttime lows, with readings staying mainly the 70s.
The big question wl be what locations can reach the century mark. For now, have contd to trend max temps upward a degree or two each aftn as soil moisture/PW values wl cont to dcrs. Heat advisories rmn in effect for the FA at least thru Fri. Only consideration wl be for locations that could reach warning criteria, esp on Fri.
LONG TERM . Saturday Through Wednesday
Upper level high pressure will be centered over the Plains to begin the period with a trough over the northeast. The upper trough will push southward Sunday as the upper high continues in the west. The upper trough will continue over Arkansas through Wednesday.
Hot temperatures will continue over the area Saturday. By Saturday night a cold front will move into north Arkansas with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. As the front moves south, rain chances will develop across the rest of the area. The best rain chances will be Sunday and Sunday night. High pressure builds into Arkansas from the north Monday and will continue into Wednesday with much cooler temperatures. Highs in the 90s to around 100 degrees are expected over the area Saturday. Behind the front, highs will only be in the 80s Monday through Wednesday. Lows will go from the 70s to the 60s.
LZK Watches/Warnings/Advisories. Heat Advisory from noon today to 7 PM CDT Friday FOR Baxter- Boone-Fulton-Independence-Izard-Jackson-Lawrence-Marion-Newton- Randolph-Searcy-Sharp-Stone.
Heat Advisory until 7 PM CDT Friday FOR Arkansas-Bradley-Calhoun- Clark-Cleburne-Cleveland-Conway-Dallas-Desha-Drew-Faulkner- Garland-Grant-Hot Spring-Jefferson-Johnson-Lincoln-Logan-Lonoke- Monroe-Montgomery-Ouachita-Perry-Pike-Polk-Pope-Prairie-Pulaski- Saline-Scott-Van Buren-White-Woodruff-Yell.
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|Baxter County Airport, AR||25 mi||38 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Fair||81°F||71°F||72%||1018.4 hPa|
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