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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
1053 AM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

Most of the rain had exited the state by this morning, except for
some light showers across the far southeastern portions of
Arkansas. Temperatures were in the mid to upper 40s and 50s, with
winds generally out of the north. A cold front began to enter the
state from the northwest, and will continue moving through the 
region today.

Expect mostly dry conditions with clearing skies throughout the
day. Temperatures will be in the 60s and 70s for highs, and lows
will be in the 30s and 40s. Due to the cold temperatures overnight
tonight, expect to see some patchy frost in areas, especially
across the northern sections of the state. Temperatures will be
similar on Monday, but gradually increasing through midweek.

The next chance for rain will be midweek, as another storm system
and frontal boundary approach and move through the area.

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Regional Hourly Observations For CHICOT 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 400pm CDT, Saturday October 20, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 67 degrees north, near 70 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are sunny north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 28%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. Winds are from the north at 8 mph with gusts at 17 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at Fort Smith. The lowest temperature is 43 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 CHICOT County,AR

251 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight and Sunday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday night through Friday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT  
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations is not expected through next Friday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CHICOT County, Arkansas
243 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

THROUGH EARLY EVENING
Sunny. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs around 60. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. East winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 70.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 50.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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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 
                   OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Below        Above                                            

....  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

Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.680000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:19 EDT Set 19:27 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:53 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:55 EDT Ends 19:52 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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OCTOBER 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1770...
An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
...1983...
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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