Forecasters issue winter weather advisory for Arkansas

     (AP) – Forecasters have issued a winter weather advisory for

much of western and central Arkansas as a storm system heads into the state.

     The advisory goes into effect early Friday and lasts until mid-afternoon. The

National Weather Service says snow will start falling in the overnight hours

then persist throughout Friday morning. Forecasters say snowfall of 1 to 2

inches is possible with locally higher amounts, especially in the Ozark and

Ouachita Mountains.

     Forecasters say other areas could see just a dusting of snow or nothing at


     The wintry weather is part of a larger storm system making its way across the




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