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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
925 PM CST Thu Nov 15 2018

High pressure built into the area today and brought clear skies to 
Arkansas. Light southerly winds brought warmer temperatures. Highs 
on Thursday were in the upper 30s to upper 50s. By mid evening, 
temperatures were in the lower 30s to mid 40s.  

With mostly clear skies, lows tonight will be in the 30s. With 
abundant sunshine on Friday, temperatures will climb to the upper 
50s to mid 60s. Mild temperatures continue on Saturday but a cold 
front on Saturday night and Sunday will bring a cool down. High 
pressure returns for Monday through Thanksgiving. Temperatures for 
Thanksgiving should be in the 30s and 40s for lows, and highs in the 

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Regional Hourly Observations For CRAWFORD 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 900am CST, Friday November 16, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 45 degrees north, near 42 degrees central, and near 46 degrees south. Current sky conditions are sunny north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. Winds are variable at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph 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 51 degrees at Harrison. The lowest temperature is 39 degrees at Searcy.

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 CRAWFORD County,AR

434 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Mostly sunny skies and light winds are expected today with no
hazardous weather anticipated through tonight. 

Spotter Activation Not Expected.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.
SATURDAY  Winter Weather Potential.
SUNDAY  Winter Weather Potential.

A cold front is forecast to push through the region Saturday with
precipitation chances becoming possible Saturday night and Sunday.
Late Saturday night into Sunday morning a light rain and or
freezing drizzle potential could be possible along and near the
Kansas border. At this time  any icing amounts appear to be very
light mainly on elevated surfaces. Across the rest of Eastern
Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas  rain chances are forecast. contains additional information.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CRAWFORD County, Arkansas
344 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Light winds.

Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Southeast winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Light winds.

Mostly cloudy in the evening, then cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 40. North winds up to 10 mph.

Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds around 10 mph in the morning becoming light.

Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 50.

Clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

Clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
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                   NOV 21-25    NOV 23-29    NOV   NOV18-JAN19                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Below      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

Friday November 16, 2018 the 320th Day of Year

Declination -18.970000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:44 EST Set 18:03 EST
Transit Meridian 12:53 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:18 EST Ends 18:29 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

Record daily precipitation amounts were set: 1.96 inches at Lexington and 
1.50 inches at Bowling Green, KY. (NWS Louisville)
More than six inches of snow fell at Tucson AZ. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
The most severe November cold wave in U.S. history was in progress. A
weather observing station located 14 miles northeast of Lincoln MT reported
a reading of 53 degrees below zero, which established an all-time record
low temperature for the nation for the month of November. Their high that
day was one degree above zero. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
High winds and heavy snow created blizzard conditions across parts of
eastern Colorado. Wind gusts reached 68 mph at Pueblo, and snowfall totals
ranged up to 37 inches at Echo Lake. In Wyoming, the temperature dipped to
14 degrees below zero at Laramie. Strong thunderstorms in Louisiana
drenched Alexandria with 16.65 inches of rain in thirty hours, with an
unofficial total of 21.21 inches north of Olla. Flash flooding in Louisiana
caused five to six million dollars damage. (15th-16th) (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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