I will have a new post Sunday as the computer models are showing some fun and games down the road, especially the week after next. Don't trust the details, but watch the pattern. I'll have more Sunday...
11:30 AM Friday Update...The big chill has gripped much of the United States now including West Monroe, LA. Thanks Snowbirdbob for these pics of sleet/snow.
|West Monroe. LA|
8 PM Wednesday Update... Little Rock hit a high today of 78 which was just two shy of the record. We're still going cold turkey Thursday!
11 PM Tuesday Update... Near record highs possible for Little Rock Wednesday.
Evening run of the NAM says 80. GFS says 76. The record for Little Rock is 80 set in 1973.
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The pattern continues to look very unsettled with mild readings Wednesday. Some severe weather will be possible especially for eastern Oklahoma into western and northwestern Arkansas. The models continue to struggle with the timing of the frontal passage Thanksgiving. Our exclusive model, Futurecast, is very slow and keeps it north of Little Rock most of Thursday. The GFS model is fast and moves it through during the morning. It seems that it's at least possible for the mountains to slow the southward progression of the front. The thing about the model run that caught my eye was the HUGE contrast in temperatures from north to south... 20s in the NW to 70s across the south!!!!!! It will be interesting to watch for sure!
As the precipitation comes to an end Thursday night into Friday morning, some of the moisture could turn to a wintry mix for western and northern Arkansas. This will not be a big deal, but it will be a shock to the system as temperatures take a wild swing. I'll keep you updated here and on twitter!
|Exclusive Futurecast from Tuesday AM run|