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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
1115 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

On Sunday, hot and muggy conditions prevailed across much of 
Arkansas, with morning lows mostly in the 70s, while afternoon highs 
reached the 90s, with a few locations topping out at 100 degrees. A 
heat advisory was in effect for much of central and southern 
Arkansas. Little Rock reached 101 degrees. Sunday afternoon to 
evening, scattered showers and thunderstorms developed over much of 
northern and central Arkansas. Strong gusty winds, dangerous 
lightning and some heavy rain was reported. The storms gradually 
weakened Sunday night. Lows Monday morning will be from the mid 60s 
to mid 70s.

Weather for the coming week will continue to see above normal 
temperatures, and some rain chances, mainly during the heat of the 
day.  

The hot and humid weather will stay with us, and remember to drink 
plenty of water, stay in an air-conditioned room if possible, stay 
out of the sun, and check up on relatives, neighbors and pets. 

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
1100 PM CDT SUN JUL 15 2018


NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
FAYETTEVILLE   CLOUDY    78  70  76 E3        30.04R                  
FORT SMITH     PTCLDY    86  72  62 CALM      29.97R HX  92           
HARRISON       CLOUDY    75  67  76 CALM      30.04R                  
BENTONVILLE    CLOUDY    76  70  82 E3        30.05S                  
ROGERS         CLOUDY    78  69  73 SE5       30.05R                  
SILOAM SPGS    CLOUDY    80  71  74 E3        30.03R                  
HIGHFILL       CLOUDY    75  68  78 CALM      30.04R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 1100pm CDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 78 degrees north, near 74 degrees central, and near 81 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, thunderstorms central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 77 degrees. The heat index is near 88 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are from the southeast at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 9 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to thunderstorms. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 86 degrees at Fort Smith. The lowest temperature is 71 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 BOONE County,AR

1100 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms will be possible late Sunday evening and 
into the overnight hours. A few stronger storms will be capable of 
producing gusty winds to 40 MPH and localized heavy rainfall. 
Dangerous lightning will also be seen. An isolated storm or two may 
briefly become severe, however the overall threat for severe 
thunderstorms remains low and very isolated. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday Through Saturday

Thunderstorms will become a bit more scattered and common by the 
middle of this week, with the best chances for seeing thunderstorms 
during the afternoon hours Monday through Thursday. While organized 
severe weather is not expected this far out, a few strong storms may 
be possible. Chances for thunderstorms decrease by the end of the 
week, though some isolated thunderstorms will remain possible each 
afternoon Friday and Saturday.

Heat index values will remain elevated Monday and Tuesday, with heat 
index values in the upper 90s to just over 100. Some areas may see 
heat index values around or exceed 105 degrees in the afternoons. 
Some cooler conditions will be seen by the middle of the week.

 Spotter Information Statement  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, Arkansas
1103 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

OVERNIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 30 percent. Average rainfall less than 1/10 inch
with locally heavier amounts.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Northwest winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 40 percent. Average rainfall 1/10 to 1/4 inch
with locally heavier amounts.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 40 percent. Average rainfall 1/10 inch
with locally heavier amounts.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. East winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. The chance of precipitation 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny in the morning
then clearing. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

SATURDAY
Sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

SUNDAY
Sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

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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 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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

Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.190000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:08 EDT Set 21:22 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:15 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:40 EDT Ends 21:49 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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JULY 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A severe hailstorm over parts of Antelope and Boone counties in Nebraska
stripped trees of bark and foliage, ruined roofs, and broke nearly every
window facing north. (The Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at Medford OR soared to an all-time high of 115 degrees to
begin a two week heat wave. During that Oregon heat wave the mercury hit
100 degrees at Sexton Summit for the only time in forty years of records.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson AZ with gale
force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes. A thirteen year
old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before
being rescued. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
An intense thunderstorm dropped as much as 7 inches of rain in a three hour 
period over portions of southeastern pike county. two residents lost their lives 
as the car they were in was washed off the road. a young boy also died while 
being evacuated from his home. forty businesses and 2560 homes were 
affected...amounting to 7 million dollars in damage. (NWS JKL)
...1987...
Showers and thundestorms in the southwestern U.S. ended a record string of
thirty-nine consecutive days of 100 degree heat at Tucson AZ. A
thunderstorm at Bullhead City AZ produced wind gusts to 70 mph reducing the
visibility to near zero in blowing dust. Southerly winds gusting to 40 mph
pushed temperature readings above 100 degrees in the Northern Plains. Rapid
City SD reported a record high of 106 degrees, following a record low of 39
degrees just three days earlier. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thirty-seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 96 degrees at Bluefield WV and 104 degrees at
Charleston WV were all-time records, and afternoon highs of 98 degrees at
Binghamton NY, 99 degrees at Elkins WV, and 103 degrees at Pittsburgh PA,
tied all-time records. Highs of 104 degrees at Baltimore MD and 105
degrees at Parkersburg WV were records for July, and Beckley WV equalled
their record for July with a high of 94 degrees. Martinsburg WV was the hot
spot in the nation with a reading of 107 degrees. Afternoon and evening
thunderstorms raked the northeastern U.S. with large hail and damaging
winds. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms developing along a stationary front drenched the
Middle Atlantic Coast States with heavy rain, causing flooding in some
areas. More than five inches of rain was reported near Madison VA and
Ferncliff VA. Hot weather prevailed in Texas. San Angelo reported a record
high of 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky