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Hazardous Weather Outlook For FULTON County,AR
500 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017 DAY ONE Today and Tonight Patchy fog will be noted this morning, with dry weather today. Heading into tonight, isolated to scattered showers should develop over southern Arkansas. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday Through Sunday A storm system over the southwest United States will interact with a stalled front along the Gulf Coast to bring good chances of rain Tuesday and Tuesday night. Isolated thunderstorms are expected as well. Through dawn Wednesday, two to three inches of precipitation is in the forecast from Little Rock southward. Locally heavier totals are possible. Farther north, there could be a quarter inch of rain toward the Missouri border, with half inch to inch and a half amounts farther south toward Interstate 40. The system will pass through on Wednesday, with rain ending. Dry and mild conditions will hold through Thursday before a cold front surges through the region from the northwest on Friday. The front will bring another round of showers, followed by colder air and below average temperatures. The front is expected to stall just to the southeast of Arkansas this weekend. A lot of moisture will surround the front, with chances of rain continuing over the southeast half of the state. Moisture will be lacking away from the front farther northwest, but it may be cold enough for a few snow flurries. Subfreezing air may get into central sections of the state Sunday night. This may lead to pockets of freezing rain. Spotter Information Statement Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For FULTON County, Arkansas
1218 PM CST Mon Dec 18 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
ARKANSAS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31 DEC DEC-FEB ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Below Below .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Monday December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -23.410000 Distance 0.999725 AU Rise 08:11 EST Set 18:01 EST Transit Meridian 13:05 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:44 EST Ends 18:28 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
DECEMBER 18TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1957... A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum) ...1981... A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) ...1984... A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel) ...1986... A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain, and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England, where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data) ...1987... A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain, sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours. Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky