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Looking ahead: Halloween trick-or-treat forecast

After a strong front mid-week, drier weather is expected for the Plains and Ozarks this weekend. Mostly sunny skies are likely for Halloween Sunday.

ARKANSAS, USA — Got your Halloween costume ready? But what's the weather looking like for Halloween 2021? Rainy? Cold? Here's the forecast... 


There will be two storm systems across the US by Halloween evening. Chilly showers will be wrapping up in the Great Lakes and Northeast while another system moves into the West Coast and Rockies (maybe some snow too). In America's heartland, high pressure should bring a perfect, Halloween night! It may be a bit cool, but mostly clear skies are expected from the Corn Belt to the Gulf Coast.

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Arkansas and Oklahoma should have a dry Halloween this year. A big system this week will bring heavy rain and chilly temperatures beforehand, but a slow warm-up should arrive by Sunday. Our next storm system should hold off moving in until Monday night. 

You may need an extra layer in the evening as the sun goes down Sunday. Temperatures across Arkansas and Oklahoma will quickly drop from the 60s into the 50s.

- Saturday Evening:  Mostly clear, 60s to 50s

- Sunday Evening:  Mostly clear, 60s to 50s

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The day after Halloween, another cold front is likely to approach the Ozarks. The first week of November looks chilly with highs in the 40s/50s.

-5NEWS Weather Team

Oct 25 Forecast

Strongest cold front of the season so far will arrive on Wednesday with heavy rain and thunder. Severe threats should mainly stay in Oklahoma.

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