A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS FAYETTEVILLE PTSUNNY 60 42 51 W18G25 29.53R 6HR MIN TEMP: 53; 6HR MAX TEMP: 63; FORT SMITH MOSUNNY 67 39 35 W23G32 29.57R 6HR MIN TEMP: 51; 6HR MAX TEMP: 67; HARRISON MOSUNNY 65 39 38 W13 29.49F 6HR MIN TEMP: 47; 6HR MAX TEMP: 65; BENTONVILLE CLOUDY 57 43 59 W20G26 29.55R 6HR MIN TEMP: 54; 6HR MAX TEMP: 60; ROGERS CLOUDY 59 42 53 W17G29 29.53R 6HR MIN TEMP: 52; 6HR MAX TEMP: 61; 6HR PCP: TRACE; SILOAM SPGS CLOUDY 55 44 66 W21G30 29.56R 6HR MIN TEMP: 52; 6HR MAX TEMP: 61; 6HR PCP: 0.03; SPRINGDALE PTSUNNY 63 41 45 W17G29 29.54R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 100pm CDT, Monday March 19, 2018
Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 61 degrees north, near 70 degrees central, and near 75 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 47%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 25%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 14 mph with gusts at 24 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 21 mph with gusts at 30 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Monticello. The lowest temperature is 37 degrees at Mount Ida.
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
111 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight. SIGNIFICANT WINDS. RISKLimited. AREA Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. ONSET Ongoing. FIRE WEATHER DANGER. RISK Elevated. AREA Southeast Oklahoma. ONSET Ongoing. DISCUSSION West to northwesterly winds will occur Today behind a cold front with gusts of 25 to 40 mph likely. Additionally humidity levels will fall into the mid 30 percent range across southeast Oklahoma, with higher humidity values further north. The wind and humidity combination will allow for aggressive wildfire behavior. Quickly report any wildfires to local officials. SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT Spotter Activation Not Expected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday. TUESDAY through THURSDAY No Hazards. FRIDAY Very High Fire Weather Potential High Wind Potential. SATURDAY No Hazards. SUNDAY Thunderstorm Potential. EXTENDED DISCUSSION A steady warming trend will prevail from Tuesday through Friday. Gusty winds will develop by late week with fire weather concerns also steadily increasing especially by late week. The next chance for thunderstorms returns next weekend. weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.
7-Day Forecast For BENTON County, Arkansas
115 PM CDT Mon Mar 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 MAR 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Above 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
Monday March 19, 2018 the 78th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -0.150000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:13 EDT Set 19:20 EDT Transit Meridian 13:16 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:49 EDT Ends 19:44 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
MARCH 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1950... Timberline Lodge reported 246 inches of snow on the ground, a record for the state of Oregon. (The Weather Channel) ...1935... Suffocating dust storms occurred frequently in southeastern Colorado between the 12th and the 25th of the month. Six people died, and many livestock starved or suffocated. Up to six feet of dust covered the ground. Schools were closed, and many rural homes were deserted by tenants. (The Weather Channel) ...1956... The second heavy snowstorm in just three days hit Boston. Nearby Blue Hill received 19.5 inches contributing to their snowiest March of record. (David Ludlum)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky