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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
1000 PM CDT Mon Oct 15 2018

Through the morning hours, a cold front continued sweeping south
through the state with temperatures in the upper 30s to low 40s 
across northern Arkansas and mid-60s south. The relative warmth
was short lived, however, as temperatures fell through most of the
day. A persistent band of showers stayed anchored from southwest
through central and into northeast Arkansas and additional showers
developed across southern counties through the day. 

Through late Tuesday into early Wednesday, rainfall will continue
across central and southern Arkansas. Temperatures will gradually
moderate some but remain near or below average. Additional
rainfall is possible by late week. 
 

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Regional Hourly Observations For GARLAND County
800 AM CDT TUE OCT 16 2018


CENTRAL ARKANSAS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LITTLE ROCK    CLOUDY    46  40  79 N10       30.31R                  
JACKSONVILLE   CLOUDY    46  39  76 N8        30.31R                  
SEARCY         CLOUDY    46  40  79 N10       30.32S                  
HOT SPRINGS    CLOUDY    47  39  74 NE10G17   30.29R                  
RUSSELLVILLE   CLOUDY    47  41  80 NE5       30.32S                  
CLINTON        CLOUDY    45  37  76 CALM      30.33F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 700am CDT, Tuesday October 16, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 41 degrees north, near 45 degrees central, and near 46 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 10 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 48 degrees at West Memphis and Fort Smith. The lowest temperature is 37 degrees at Rogers.


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 GARLAND County,AR

423 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday Through Monday

The overall threat for hazardous weather appears low through the 
period.

 Spotter Information Statement  

Spotter activation is not needed at this time. 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For GARLAND County, Arkansas
701 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

TODAY
Rain likely. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph in the morning
decreasing to 5 mph in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation 70 percent. Average rainfall 1/10 to 1/4 inch.

TONIGHT
Cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the mid 40s. North winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 40 percent. Average rainfall less than 1/10 inch.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Not as cool. Highs in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph in the morning
decreasing to 5 mph in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.

FRIDAY
Showers likely. Highs in the upper 50s. Temperatures steady or slowly falling. The chance of precipitation 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. The chance of precipitation 50 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 63 to 68.

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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 21-25    OCT 23-29    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Below        Above                                            

....  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

Tuesday October 16, 2018 the 289th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.240000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:16 EDT Set 19:32 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:54 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:51 EDT Ends 19:57 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 16TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1780...
The most deadly Western Hemisphere hurricane on record raged across the 
Caribbean. It killed 22,000 people on the islands of Martinique, St. 
Eustatius, and Barbados. Thousands more died at sea. (NWS Louisville)
...1913...
The temperature in Downtown San Francisco soared to 101 degrees to equal
their record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1925...
A family of tornadoes and downbursts moved over a 45 mile long path from 
Warren County through Edmonson County into Hart County. Two homes near 
Bowling Green were blown into the Barren River. A hotel was torn apart at 
Mammoth Cave National Park. (NWS Louisville)
...1937...
An unlikely winter-like storm produced as much as ten inches of snow in
Minnesota and Iowa.
...1987...
Ten cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date. The low of 34 degrees at Augusta GA marked their third straight
morning of record cold. A cold front brought showers and thunderstorms to
parts of the central U.S. Lightning struck a bull and six cows under a tree
near Battiest OK. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Late afternoon thunderstorms produced severe weather in southwestern Lower
Michigan and northern Indiana. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado north of
Nappanee IN which caused half a million dollars damage. Six cities in
California reported record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
high of 100 degrees at Red Bluff CA was the latest such reading of record
for so late in the autumn season. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
Heavy snow blanketed the foothills of Colorado. Up to three inches was
reported around Denver. Echo Lake was buried under nineteen inches of snow.
Temperatures again warmed into the 80s and lower 90s in the eastern and
south central U.S. Thirteen cities reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Atlantic City NJ with a reading of 84 degrees. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)


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