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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR 
914 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

High pressure dominated across Arkansas today with sunny skies for
just about everyone. Winds were still a little gusty behind a 
departing storm system early in the day but diminished as the day 
wore on. After a chilly start to the day, temperatures warmed into
the mid 40s to mid 50s.

At the 9 PM hour, skies were clear from border to border with
winds generally light and variable. Temperatures ranged from the
mid 30s to lower 40s. Low temperatures will fall into the upper 
20s to lower 30s. 

Dry conditions will continue through much of the week due to an 
upper level ridge of high pressure slowly working its way across 
the central U.S. Temperatures will be near seasonal for much of 
the week with highs in the 50s and 60s and lows in the 30s. 

Toward the weekend, a storm system associated with an upper level
trough and cold front will approach from the west and bring
scattered to numerous showers Friday night and Saturday. This does
not look like a big rainmaker, with precipitation amounts mostly
from a quarter to half an inch across Arkansas.
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Regional Hourly Observations For CLAY County
100 AM CST WED JAN 24 2018


NORTHEAST ARKANSAS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JONESBORO      FAIR      32  28  85 N3        30.30S                  
WALNUT RIDGE   FAIR      32  26  78 NW3       30.31S                  
BLYTHEVILLE    FAIR      32  32 100 MISG      30.30S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 100am CST, Wednesday January 24, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 30 degrees north, near 38 degrees central, and near 32 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. Winds are from the north at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 38 degrees at Stuttgart and Little Rock. The lowest temperature is 23 degrees at Fayetteville.


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

420 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For CLAY County, Arkansas
1042 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Clear. Lows around 30. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 50. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds around 10 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning
then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY
Rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy in the evening
then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 30.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 50.

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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 
                JAN 29-FEB 2 JAN 31-FEB 6    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above     Normal      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

Wednesday January 24, 2018 the 24th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -18.950000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 08:12 EST Set 18:31 EST
Transit Meridian 13:21 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:46 EST Ends 18:57 EST

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

JANUARY 24TH
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
...1916...
The temperature at Browning MT plunged 100 degrees in just 24 hours, from
44 degrees above zero to 56 degrees below zero. It was a record 24 hour
temperature drop for the U.S. (Weather Channel) (National Severe Storms
Forecast Center)
...1935...
Snowstorms hit the northeastern U.S. and the Pacific Northwest producing
record 24 hour snowfall totals of 23 inches at Portland ME and 52 inches at
Winthrop MA. (David Ludlum)

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