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COPY-Winter Weather Advisory Statement - N East Arkansas (Hardy Area)

Snow Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1155 AM CST WED JAN 31 2007

ARZ003>007-012>015-010000-
/O.NEW.KLZK.SN.Y.0001.070131T1800Z-070201T0000Z/
BAXTER-BOONE-FULTON-IZARD-MARION-NEWTON-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASH FLAT...BULL SHOALS...CALICO ROCK...
CAVE CITY...DEER...FLIPPIN...GASSVILLE...HARDY...HARRISON...
HORSESHOE BEND...JASPER...LEAD HILL...LESLIE...MAMMOTH SPRING...
MARSHALL...MELBOURNE...MOUNTAIN HOME...MOUNTAIN VIEW...NORFORK...
OMAHA...OXFORD...SALEM...SUMMIT...VIOLA...WESTERN GROVE...
YELLVILLE
1155 AM CST WED JAN 31 2007

...SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A SNOW
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON.

LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND MOVE EASTWARD
ACROSS NORTHERN ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON. ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2
INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY IN
SOME OF THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

ROADS IN THE ADVISORY AREA WILL LIKELY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS
DUE TO SNOW ACCUMULATION AS THE AFTERNOON PROGRESSES...ESPECIALLY ON
BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IF
TRAVELING ACROSS NORTHERN ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON.

A SNOW ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

$$

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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1256 PM CST WED JAN 31 2007

ARZ003>007-012>016-023>025-312100-
BAXTER-BOONE-CLEBURNE-FULTON-INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-MARION-
NEWTON-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASH FLAT...CLINTON...HARRISON...
HEBER SPRINGS...JASPER...MARSHALL...MELBOURNE...MOUNTAIN HOME...
MOUNTAIN VIEW...NEWPORT...SALEM...YELLVILLE
1256 PM CST WED JAN 31 2007

.NOW...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER NORTHERN ARKANSAS THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON. THE SNOW MAY OCCASIONALLY BE HEAVY AT TIMES...
REDUCING VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...
SLOW DOWN AND DRIVE CAUTIOUSLY...AS WIDESPREAD ACCIDENTS HAVE BEEN
REPORTED IN THE AREA...AND ROADS ARE BECOMING DANGEROUS. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE AROUND ONE INCH...WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS IN
THE HEAVIER BANDS.
$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
500 AM CST WED JAN 31 2007

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-011100-
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
500 AM CST WED JAN 31 2007

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER ARKANSAS TODAY AND TONIGHT FROM THE
SOUTHWEST. WITH COLD AIR ALREADY IN PLACE OVER THE STATE...WINTER
WEATHER WILL OCCUR IN PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS.

PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON OVER WESTERN ARKANSAS...AND
WILL MOVE EAST DURING THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.

WITH THE COLDEST AIR OVER NORTHERN ARKANSAS...SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH SLEET...WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUE THROUGH
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
IN THE 1 TO 2 INCH RANGE IN AREAS NORTH OF A RUSSELLVILLE TO SEARCY
LINE.

IN AREAS TO THE SOUTH OF THIS LINE...AND NORTH OF A GLENWOOD TO
STUTTGART LINE...A MIXTURE OF WINTER PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR. THIS
INCLUDES THE LITTLE ROCK...HOT SPRINGS AND CONWAY AREAS.
PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AS A MIXTURE OF SNOW
AND SLEET...POSSIBLY MIXING WITH RAIN. AS MIDNIGHT APPROACHES...A
LAYER OF WARMER AIR ALOFT WILL MOVE OVER THE REGION...ALLOWING SOME
FREEZING RAIN TO DEVELOP. A FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET MIXTURE WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH SUNRISE. ICE ACCUMULATIONS COULD REACH A TENTH OF
AN INCH.

IN SOUTHERN ARKANSAS...INCLUDING THE AREAS NEAR PINE BLUFF...
ARKADELPHIA...FORDYCE AND MONTICELLO...PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN AS
RAIN MIXED WITH SLEET. THIS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING
HOURS...BEFORE TEMPERATURES ALOFT WARM AND THE PRECIPITATION CHANGES
OVER TO ALL RAIN. RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

AS THIS WEATHER EVENT APPROACHES...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES MAY BE
NEEDED. STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS FROM YOUR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE DURING THE DAY THURSDAY. RAIN WILL
CONTINUE OVER SOUTHERN ARKANSAS...WITH A MIXTURE OF FREEZING
RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW OVER THE CENTRAL THIRD OF THE STATE CHANGING
TO RAIN. NORTHERN ARKANSAS WILL CONTINUE TO HAVE SNOW.

AS THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES EAST THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY
MORNING...PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE...WITH SNOW
FLURRIES POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE. HOWEVER...LITTLE TO NO
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED.

DRY WEATHER WILL RETURN FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND...AS CANADIAN
HIGH PRESSURE BRINGS COLD AIR TO THE STATE.

.SPOTTER ACTIVATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

FOR THE LATEST GRAPHICAL AND TEXT FORECASTS AND OUTLOOKS...PLEASE
VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.SRH.WEATHER.GOV/LZK

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