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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
1125 AM CST Thu Jan 17 2019

It was mostly cloudy Thursday morning, with scattered light rain 
ending. Patchy fog lingered in spots. Low temperatures were in the 
40s to lower 50s, and ranged from 46 degrees at Jonesboro and 
Newport to 55 degrees at El Dorado.

On the Thursday morning weather map, weak high pressure was building 
over Arkansas from the Plains. The high will bring mostly dry 
conditions through Friday morning. There will continue to be a lot 
of clouds, and areas of fog will form tonight.

As far as temperatures, lows tonight will be in the mid 30s to mid 
40s. Highs on Friday will range from the upper 40s in the northeast 
to the lower 60s in the south.

Looking ahead, a large storm system will approach from the southwest 
Friday night. The system will bring good chances of rain to the 
region. It will turn much colder on Saturday as the system passes to 
the east. Rain will change to snow in parts of northern Arkansas, 
with minor accumulations possible. 

Dry weather will return on Sunday, but temperatures will be well 
below average. Lows will be in the teens and 20s at most locations, 
with 30s and 40s for highs.

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Regional Hourly Observations For DREW County
700 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019


SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PINE BLUFF     CLOUDY    55  52  89 CALM      30.07R                  
STUTTGART      CLOUDY    54  51  90 N13       30.08R                  
MONTICELLO     CLOUDY    57  55  93 S3        30.08R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas


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 DREW County,AR

322 PM CST Thu Jan 17 2019

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight

The threat for hazardous weather will remain low through tonight.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday Through Wednesday

A strong storm system will move into the region late Friday into
much of Saturday, with Arctic air filtering into the state 
immediately behind this system. This may result in some 
accumulating snow possible across the northern portion of the 
state Saturday night into early Sunday. As the Arctic air moves 
into the region behind this system, wind chill values may potentially
drop into the single digits, especially during the overnight and 
early morning hours across northern Arkansas.

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NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For DREW County, Arkansas
700 PM CST Thu Jan 17 2019

OVERNIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph
with gusts to around 25 mph. The chance of precipitation 90 percent. Average rainfall 1/2 to 1 inch.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. Breezy. A chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s. Temperatures falling into the lower 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph in the morning
becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph. The chance of precipitation 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening
becoming partly cloudy. Much colder. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny, colder. Highs in the lower 40s.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY
Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs 44 to 49.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening
becoming mostly cloudy. Not as cool. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then a slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Cooler. Highs in the mid 40s. Lows 31 to 36.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
                             ARKANSAS                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JAN 23-27 JAN 25-JAN 31    JAN       JAN-MAR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below     Normal                      
 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

Thursday January 17, 2019 the 17th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -20.580000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:15 EST Set 18:23 EST
Transit Meridian 13:19 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:49 EST Ends 18:50 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 17TH
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
...1817...
A luminous snowstorm occurred in Vermont and New Hampshire. Saint Elmo's
fire appeared as static discharges on roof peaks, fence posts, and the hats
and fingers of people. Thunderstorms prevailed over central New England.
(David Ludlum)
...1893...
The mercury dipped to 17 degrees below zero at Millsboro DE to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1972...
A single storm unloaded 77.5 inches of snow at Summit MT to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1982...
Strong chinook winds caused severe wind damage in Boulder CO. Wind gusts to
118 mph was recorded on the roof of the Environmental Research Laboratories
(ERL), and a wind gust to 137 mph was measured atop the roof of the NCAR
building (in the southwest part of the city, 600 feet above ground level).
The high winds uprooted trees and damage roofs. (Storm Data)
...1987...
A winter storm spread snow from the Southern Rockies into the Middle
Mississippi Valley and southwestern sections of the Great Lakes Region, and
freezing rain across Texas and oklahoma. Snowfall totals ranged up to 16
inches at Tulia TX, with 12 inches at Wellington KS. (National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A Pacific storm battered the southern coast of California. Winds gusting to
65 mph uprooted trees in San Diego. Los Angeles reported an all-time record
low baromteric pressure reading of 29.25 inches. (National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Strong chinook winds along the eastern slopes of the Rockies gusted to 90
mph near Rollinsville CO, and reached 94 mph near Big Timber MT. Heavy snow
blanketed parts of the Upper Mississippi Valley, with eight inches reported
in Douglas County WI. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
Twenty cities across the southeastern half of the country reported record
high temperatures for the date. Record highs included 61 degrees at
Williamstown PA and 85 degrees at Brownsville TX. Evening thunderstorms
produced large hail and damaging winds from eastern Texas to Mississippi.
(National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...2006...
Bowling Green received 1.37" of liquid equivalent precipitation on January 
17, setting a new record for the date.  The old record was 1.25" set in 
1990. (Louisville NWS)

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