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Weather Summary for Arkansas 
National Weather Service Little Rock AR 
531 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

Colder air moved into the state during the overnight hours behind
a frontal boundary. Thick cloud cover associated with an upper
level system moved in as well. Scattered, light showers were noted
over northern and portions of central Arkansas during the pre-dawn
hours. Temperatures ranged from the lower 40s north to lower 50s

The upper level system will swing through northeast Arkansas
today. Clouds will remain over the state, with scattered light
showers over mainly the northeast half. High temperatures will
range from the upper 40s in the far northeast, to the mid 60s in
the south. 

The system will move away from the region tonight, with clouds
decreasing. Low temperatures will be in the 30s in much of the
state tonight, with a few locations in the northwest and north
getting very close to freezing. 

Looking ahead to later in the week, temperatures will warm as high
pressure slides eastward. A new storm system will approach the
state by Friday, with showers and thunderstorms returning to the

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Regional Hourly Observations For CARROLL County

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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 48 degrees north, near 51 degrees central, and near 56 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. Winds are from the north at 10 mph with gusts at 20 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph with gusts at 22 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 15 mph with gusts at 25 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 56 degrees at El Dorado. The lowest temperature is RAIN degrees at .

NOWCAST For CARROLL County: 0-6 Hour Forecast
Issued at 704 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

At 7:04 AM...National Weather Service Doppler Radars continued to
detect patchy to scattered areas of light rain or drizzle 
spreading southeast across Northeast Oklahoma and Northwest 
Arkansas. Rogers, Highfill and Fayetteville had reported light 
Through 9:00 AM...Patchy to scattered light rain or drizzle will 
remain possible across portions of far Northeast Oklahoma and 
Northwest Arkansas. Precipitation amounts will be very light, with
trace to perhaps a hundredth or two expected.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CARROLL County,AR

455 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

RISK  Limited.
AREA  Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET  Early Afternoon.

Northwesterly winds gusting 15 to around 25 mph will remain common
across Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas today as a quick
moving upper level impulse moves through the region. The breezy
winds combined with afternoon minimum relative humidity values of
35 to 50 percent will aid in limited fire weather conditions
across Eastern Oklahoma and also Northwest Arkansas. Winds are
forecast to decrease this evening which will help to lessen fire
concerns overnight. 

Spotter Activation Not Expected.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.
WEDNESDAY  No Hazards.
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  Very High Fire Weather Potential  High Wind
SATURDAY  Thunderstorm Potential  Very High Fire Weather Potential  High 
   Wind Potential.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY  Thunderstorm Potential.

Elevated fire weather conditions return Thursday and continue 
into the weekend as gusty southerly winds and warmer temperatures 
return ahead of the next frontal boundary forecast to move into 
the region over the weekend. Thunderstorm chances return Saturday
and continue into the start of next week as this boundary looks 
to remain over the region. A limited severe weather potential 
maybe possible during the weekend. contains additional information.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CARROLL County, Arkansas
1054 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

Cloudy late in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Scattered sprinkles late in the morning. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Light winds.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 50.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Windy. Highs in the mid 70s.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s.

Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     Normal                      

....  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

Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year

Declination 0.230000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:12 EDT Set 19:21 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:16 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:48 EDT Ends 19:45 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

A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying 
barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville)
A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma
City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum)
The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the
Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum)
A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The
storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and
Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across
northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)

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