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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
935 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

Northwest winds ushered cooler and drier air into Arkansas late 
Saturday, behind a cold front passing across the state. Afternoon 
highs on Saturday were quite pleasant, ranging from the upper 60s to 
the mid 70s. 

A cold night is in store for the Natural State tonight as winds 
diminish under mostly clear skies. Low temperatures are expected to 
range from the lower 30s to the mid 40s. Patchy frost will form in 
some areas across northern Arkansas, with parts of the northwest 
approaching the freezing mark.

Expect cooler weather to continue on Sunday, with highs in the 50s 
and lower 60s. Temperatures will slowly moderate heading into the 
new work week. 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 CLAY County
700 AM CDT SUN OCT 21 2018


NORTHEAST ARKANSAS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CORNING        FAIR      34  30  86 N5        30.45R WCI  30          
JONESBORO      FLURRIES  37  28  70 N7        30.43R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  37; 6HR MAX TEMP:  50; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

NEWPORT        FAIR      36  31  82 NE9       30.44R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  35; 6HR MAX TEMP:  48;                                

WALNUT RIDGE   FAIR      34  30  85 N8        30.45R WCI  27          
6HR MIN TEMP:  33; 6HR MAX TEMP:  48;                                

BLYTHEVILLE    FAIR      33  29  85 N5        30.43R WCI  29          
6HR MIN TEMP:  33; 6HR MAX TEMP:  48;                                

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 700am CDT, Sunday October 21, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 41 degrees central, and near 46 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, clear central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. Winds are from the east at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 48 degrees at Texarkana. The lowest temperature is 29 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 CLAY County,AR

339 AM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Areas of frost will develop across portions of Northwest
Tennessee, the Missouri Bootheel, and Northeast Arkansas around
sunrise. A Frost Advisory has been issued through 9 AM this
morning. 

Additional development of frost will occur overnight
tonight across a larger area of the Mid-South including Northeast
Arkansas, the Missouri Bootheel, much of West Tennessee and 
Northeast Mississippi. A Frost Advisory has been issued for late
tonight.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

A Frost Advisory has been issued through Monday morning for
Northeast Arkansas, the Missouri Bootheel, much of West Tennessee,
and Northeast Mississippi.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For CLAY County, Arkansas
324 AM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018


FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING


FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CDT MONDAY

TODAY
Areas of frost early in the morning. Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds around 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Areas of frost before sunrise. Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Areas of frost early in the morning. Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

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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

Sunday October 21, 2018 the 294th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.040000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:20 EDT Set 19:26 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:53 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:55 EDT Ends 19:51 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 21ST
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1934...
A severe windstorm lashed the northern Pacific coast. In Washington State,
the storm claimed the lives of 22 persons, and caused 1.7 million dollars
damage, mostly to timber. Winds, gusting to 87 mph at North Head WA,
produced waves twenty feet high. (David Ludlum)
...1957...
The second in a series of unusual October storms hit southern California
causing widespread thunderstorms. Santa Maria was drenched with 1.13 inches
of rain in two hours. Hail drifted to 18 inches in East Los Angeles.
Waterspouts were sighted off Point Mugu and Oceanside. (20th-21st) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air continued to invade the central U.S. Eleven record lows
were reported in the Great Plains Region, including lows of 12 degrees at
Valentine NE, and 9 degrees at Aberdeen SD. Temperatures warmed rapidly
during the day in the Southern and Central Plains Region. Goodland KS
warmed from a morning low of 24 degrees to an afternoon high of 75 degrees.
(The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Joan, the last hurricane of the season, neared the coast of Nicaragua
packing 125 mph winds. Joan claimed more than 200 lives as she moved over
Central America, and total damage approached 1.5 billion dollars. Crossing
more than 40 degrees of longitude, Hurricane Joan never strayed even one
degree from the 12 degree north parallel. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Unseasonably cold weather continued to grip the south central and
southeastern U.S. Twenty cities reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico AR with a reading of 26 degrees, and Daytona Beach
FL with a low of 41 degrees. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region finally came
to an end, but not before leaving Marquette MI buried under 12.7 inches of
snow, a record 24 hour total for October. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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