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Friday weather update

Posted: December 6, 2013 - 8:46am

Ice is expected to continue to accumulate today through the afternoon in northern and central Arkansas, according to the National Weather Service of North Little Rock. 

Accumulation could exceed half of an inch in some areas. 

Roads are hazardous in areas North of Little Rock, including Faulkner County. 

This round of the storm system was expected to exit the region later Friday afternoon and evening. 

A new storm with moisture and cold air is expected Saturday and Sunday, but precipitation is expected to be lighter. 

Well below freezing temperatures will continue this weekend. 

Log Cabin media partners KATV meteorologists predict any rain in central Arkansas will change to freezing rain and sleet in the morning hours Friday. 

Very cold air moves in today and Saturday. 

Friday's high is 30 degrees, and Saturday's is 28 degrees, according to our media partners. 

In Conway, the National Weather Service predicts freezing rain before 9 a.m., then freezing rain and sleet between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., then snow and sleet after 5 p.m. 

Temperatures should fall to around 23 degrees by noon. 

Total daytime ice accumulation is predicted up to one fourth of an inch. 

Friday night's low is around 12 degrees, with wind chill values as low as 1 degree. 


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