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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
902 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

Today started with some patchy fog across the state...the fog was
mainly limited to valleys and bodies of water. By mid morning most
of the fog burned off and after temperatures started out in the
40's...they eventually warmed into the upper 60's to lower 70's
under mostly sunny skies.

A weak cold front will be moving thru the state today and tonight.
No rainfall is expected with this front, but it will bring
somewhat cooler temperatures to the state tomorrow. Highs on
Wednesday will be about 8-10 degrees cooler than today.

Rain chances will start creeping into the forecast late Wednesday
afternoon into Wednesday night. An upper level disturbance is
approaching the area, and this will trigger chances for showers
through late Thursday. Beyond Thursday, dry weather can be
expected before the next storm system approaches that state on
Saturday.

 

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Regional Hourly Observations For BAXTER County
1100 PM CDT TUE OCT 23 2018


NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BATESVILLE     FAIR      52  51  97 NW7       30.27R                  
FLIPPIN        FAIR      53  50  89 N5        30.27S                  
MTN HOME       FAIR      56  41  57 VRB5      30.26S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 1100pm CDT, Tuesday October 23, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 56 degrees north, near 51 degrees central, and near 49 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. Winds are variable at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 56 degrees at Mountain Home and Fort Smith. The lowest temperature is 41 degrees at .


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BAXTER County,AR

322 AM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday Through Monday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 Spotter Information Statement  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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7-Day Forecast For BAXTER County, Arkansas
1100 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

OVERNIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. East winds 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. East winds 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. East winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 40 percent. Average rainfall less than 1/10 inch.

THURSDAY
Cloudy, cooler. A chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 50 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. North winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 50 percent.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Highs around 60. Lows in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. A chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
                             ARKANSAS                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                OCT 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -12.080000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 08:23 EDT Set 19:23 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:53 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:58 EDT Ends 19:48 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy


Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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OCTOBER 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1785...
A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and
Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to
bridges and mills. (David Ludlum)
...1878...
A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia,
Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane
was the worst of record. (David Ludlum)
...1937...
A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David
Ludlum)
...1947...
The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes
and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused
thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1951...
Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish
a record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1969...
Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at
Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight,
with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN.
Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with
street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds
gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania
and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow
squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI.
Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the
mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit.
Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at
Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall
total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type
weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the
north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at
International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...2001...
A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak 
occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across 
eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from 
one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a 
nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all 
businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)

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