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More temperature records fall in central Arkansas


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The National Weather Service in North Little Rock says more temperature records have fallen in central Arkansas.

North Little Rock reached 102 degrees on Thursday, breaking a record of 100 from 1980, which was also a year plagued by a drought.

Little Rock also reached 102 degrees, which tied a record from 1954. Hot Springs hit 103, breaking the record of 102, also from 1954.

The weather service says temperatures are forecast to moderate a bit over the weekend, with highs in the lower 90s and with a slightly increased chance of rain.

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