Northwest Arkansas Area Weather Summary
Last Update: 4:30 a.m. cdt Saturday, April 4, 2020

A unseasonably cold day is on tap for Northwest Arkansan's today as temperatures are expected to top out in the 40s this afternoon. High temperatures are expected to be around 20 degrees below normal for this time of year. Will continue to see occasional light rain and areas of drizzle and fog today as lift persists across the region. In fact, the potential for light rain and areas of drizzle and fog will continue tonight into Sunday morning as the lift remains in place. A weak ridge of high pressure will move over Northwest Arkansas by Sunday afternoon with warming temperatures. However, cloud cover may hamper the warm up a bit.

The chances of showers and a few thunderstorms return Monday into Tuesday as deeper moisture surges into the region as the upper level flow becomes more southwesterly for a short period of time. The next cold front is set then to move through Northwest Arkansas Thursday. This front is expected to move through the region dry. As far as temperatures go, unseasonably warm temperatures are anticipated Tuesday into Wednesday before a return to below normal temperatures late in the week behind the cold front.

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