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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
917 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

Rain showers are moving through Arkansas tonight, dropping a
little over an inch of rain in some areas. By around sunrise, the
rain will have moved out of the state and by mid morning 
Saturday the clouds will start to clear out. The rest of the 
weekend will be clear. 

Warmer temperatures are expected Saturday, in the 60s and 70s. Low
temperatures this weekend will be in the 30s and 40s throughout
the state, with the possibility of frost over northern Arkansas 
Saturday night.

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Regional Hourly Observations For DESHA County

SWR not available
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Saturday October 20, 2018

Current weather across Arkansas is not available at this time.


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 DESHA County,AR

357 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday Through Thursday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time. However  some 
patchy frost may occur across northern Arkansas Sunday and Monday
mornings. Expect temperatures to dip down into the mid 30s across
these areas.

 Spotter Information Statement  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For DESHA County, Arkansas
1100 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

OVERNIGHT
Showers. Lows in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of precipitation 90 percent. Average rainfall 1/4 to 1/2 inch.

SATURDAY
Cloudy in the morning
then clearing. A chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs around 70. North winds 10 to 15 mph. The chance of precipitation 40 percent. Average rainfall less than 1/10 inch.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Colder. Lows in the lower 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening
becoming northeast 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph in the morning
decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. East winds 5 mph.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Lows 40 to 45.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. The chance of precipitation 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. The chance of precipitation 50 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

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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 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:     Normal       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

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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