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Heat Holds One More Day, Front Arrives Tomorrow

Wednesday will be the last day of solid heat thanks to southerly winds holding from 5-15 MPH under mostly sunny skies. Our first front from a series of fronts w...
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Wednesday will be the last day of solid heat thanks to southerly winds holding from 5-15 MPH under mostly sunny skies. Our first front from a series of fronts will arrive by Thursday afternoon, starting to drop temperatures heading into the weekend.

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HEAT LINGERS WEDNESDAY

Northwest Arkansas:  Mid 80s (Heat index low 90s)

River Valley:  Low 90s (Heat index mid 90s)

Cooler air along with showers will stay north of Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma today but will start to arrive Thursday.

Forecast – Highs Today

Maximum Heat Index Wednesday Afternoon

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SERIES OF COLD FRONTS

Front #1 - Arrives Thursday afternoon with most of the affects felt by Friday. Highs will drop into the upper 70s and low 80s.

Front #2 - Arrives Sunday night into Monday with much cooler air as highs will drip into the upper 60s and low 70s.

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As the front dives south on Thursday, a stray shower will be possible.

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The humidity will drop as the fronts slide through because northerly winds will cut us off from Gulf moisture.

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-Matt