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Weather Summary for Arkansas 
National Weather Service Little Rock AR 
424 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

It was a dry, cool day across the Natural State as temperatures
warmed from the 30s and 40s Friday morning to the 60s by the late
afternoon hours.

High pressure is expected to slide eastward, allowed for southerly
winds to bring warmer, moister air into the region over the next
day ahead of an approaching low pressure system. Friday night lows
will be warmer than the previous night, with temperatures expected
in the 40s. Chances of precipitation return Saturday afternoon as
the aforementioned low pressure system approaches.

Rain will continue into Sunday. It appears as though some areas 
of central and southern Arkansas could be in for one to two inches
of rainfall Saturday night into Sunday. Rain chances will 
decrease by Monday.

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Regional Hourly Observations For CROSS 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 800pm CDT, Friday April 20, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 59 degrees north, near 59 degrees central, and near 59 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 18%, and the dew point is near 15 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 63 degrees at Stuttgart, Mena, and Bentonville. The lowest temperature is 32 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 CROSS County,AR

924 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.


Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CROSS County, Arkansas
248 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny in the morning
then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

A chance of showers in the evening, then showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 60s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

Mostly cloudy in the evening
then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy in the morning
then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 70.

Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny in the morning
then clearing. Highs in the upper 60s.

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
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
               APR 26-APR 30 APR 28-MAY 4    APR       APR-JUN                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Above      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below      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 April 20, 2018 the 110th Day of Year

Declination 11.860000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 07:30 EDT Set 20:46 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:07 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:05 EDT Ends 21:11 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 spring storm produced unusally heavy snow in northeast Ohio. Warren
received 35.5 inches in thirty-six hours, and 28 inches fell at Green Hill.
Akron OH established April records of 15.6 inches in 24 hours, and 26.6
inches for the month. Pittsburgh PA established April records of 12.7
inches in 24 hours, and 13.5 inches for the month. (David Ludlum) (The
Weather Channel)
Tornadoes in Mississippi and Alabama killed 219 persons. (David Ludlum)
An unseasonably warm and moist air mass had settled across eastern Kentucky 
leading to record breaking temperatures at the Jackson Weather Office and the 
London Corbin Airport between the 16th and 21st of April. Jackson saw several 
days in a row with record high temperatures as well as maximum low records. On 
the 19th the mercury soared to a record high of 89 degrees at Jackson and a 
record tying 87 degrees at London. The low temperature at Jackson was a balmy 69 
degrees good enough for a daily as well as a monthly maximum low temperature 
record. (NWS Jackson)

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