Map updated to include more of West Central Arkansas
A Freeze Warning is in effect for North Central and much of West Central Arkansas early Saturday morning between 4 AM and 8 AM. Temperatures will fall to near freezing in some spots within the freeze warning area.
The freeze warning includes areas such as Searcy, Batesville, Conway, Heber Springs, Russellville, Hot Springs, Mt Ida and Mena. The warning does not include Pulaski County or the Little Rock area. Outside the freeze warning area, low temperatures will drop into the mid to upper 30s. Precautions should be taken to protect sensitive outdoor plants and irrigation systems should be turned off and drained. Pets should not be left outdoors.
Below are computer model forecast temperatures for Saturday morning, showing widespread 30s across the State, with well below freezing temperatures for Northwest Arkansas
Below normal temperatures will continue through the weekend into early next week.