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The National Weather Service warned a lot of parts of Arkansas would get hit with snow on Sunday and it appears that forecast was correct.
The snow started falling in parts of central Arkansas about 1 p.m. and hit areas of the state farther south earlier. By 3:30 p.m., the Benton School District started calling parents here in town and telling them what children have been hoping for all weekend — schools in the district are closed tomorrow.
And that’s really no surprise — the snow has fallen heavy on central Arkansas …
Just yesterday, the National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Arkansas.
As anyone who has lived in this state might tell you, if you don’t like the weather in Arkansas just wait five minutes and it will change. Apparently, the same is true for weather forecasts.
Yes, we still have a winter weather forecast in effect, but it seems the storm to the southwest isn’t moving through the state as quickly as expected. The National Weather Service says we still have snow on the way, but it will arrive later …
The National Weather Service in Little Rock has forecast winter weather this weekend for all of Arkansas and portions of the surrounding states of Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Tennessee.
According to the Weather Service, a cold front pushed through Arkansas from the north today and cold, dry weather will follow it on Saturday and Sunday. Meanwhile, precipitation is building from the south and should bring snow early Sunday through early Monday. The southernmost parts of the state should receive a mixture of freezing rain, sleet and snow while the rest …