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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
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
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.
7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, Arkansas
1103 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
ARKANSAS --------------------------------------------- 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 Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- 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
//////////////////////// 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