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NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS FAYETTEVILLE CLOUDY 52 51 97 W5 30.16R FOG FORT SMITH CLOUDY 54 52 93 CALM 30.16R HARRISON CLOUDY 52 52 100 NW7 30.14R BENTONVILLE CLOUDY 51 51 100 SW5 30.17S FOG ROGERS CLOUDY 52 51 97 SW5 30.16S FOG SILOAM SPGS CLOUDY 52 52 100 W3 30.16S FOG HIGHFILL CLOUDY 53 50 89 SW3 30.16R FOG
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 1000pm CDT, Friday October 19, 2018
Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 51 degrees north, near 56 degrees central, and near 62 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 65 degrees at Monticello. The lowest temperature is 51 degrees at Walnut Ridge, Mountain Home, and Bentonville.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BENTON County,AR
950 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018 DAY ONE Tonight. POOR VISIBILITY. RISKElevated. AREA Much of east central and northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. ONSET Ongoing. DISCUSSION As skies clear out this evening, winds are relatively light and the ground is moist from the rains, some areas of fog are expected to develop across portions of the region tonight. Visibilities could drop down to a quarter mile in spots. Drivers should remain alert to rapid changes in visibility. SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT Spotter Activation Not Expected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday. SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY No Hazards. EXTENDED DISCUSSION Dry and mild weather is expected through early next week. The next chance of rain will arrive Tuesday night into Wednesday. weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.
7-Day Forecast For BENTON County, Arkansas
952 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
ARKANSAS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Precipitation: Normal Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.320000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 08:18 EDT Set 19:29 EDT Transit Meridian 13:53 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:54 EDT Ends 19:53 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
/////////////////////////// OCTOBER 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1844... The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum) ...1961... Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel) ...1984... Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92 degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky