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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HEMPSTEAD County,AR
604 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018 DAY ONE Today and TonightIsolated thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon during peak heating. Any thunderstorms that develop may produce gusty winds, brief heavy downpours, and deadly lightning. A more critical concern will be the heat, with highs topping out in the middle to upper 90s. The hot temperatures, when combined with the relative humidity, will produce heat index values from 100 to 105 degrees. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday As an upper level ridge builds over the area, rain chances will diminish and temperatures will gradually climb into the upper 90s and lower 100s by late week. When combined with the humidity, heat index values well above 100 degrees may result. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Activation of emergency management personnel, amateur radio operators, and storm spotters will not be needed through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For HEMPSTEAD County, Arkansas
1029 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
ARKANSAS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 22-26 JUL 24-30 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Below 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
Tuesday July 17, 2018 the 198th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.020000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 07:09 EDT Set 21:21 EDT Transit Meridian 14:15 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:41 EDT Ends 21:49 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
/////////////////////// JULY 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1934... One of the worst heat waves in the history of the nation commenced. During the last two weeks of the month extreme heat claimed 679 lives in Michigan, including 300 in Detroit alone. (The Weather Channel) ...1941... A prolonged heat wave over Washington State finally came to an end. Lightning from untimely thunderstorms was responsible for 598 forest fires. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Thunderstorms helped the temperatur at Key West FL to dip to 69 degrees, to equal their July record established on the first of July in 1923. (The Weather Channel) ...1957... On a warm and sunny day at Wilmington DE, with a high of 86 degrees, a dust devil suddenly appeared. It tore most the roof off one house, and stripped shingles from a neighboring house. A TV aerial was toppled, and clothes were blown off clothes lines. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Slow moving thunderstorms caused flooding on the Guadalupe River in Texas resulting in tragic loss of life. A bus and van leaving a summer youth camp stalled near the rapidly rising river, just west of the town of Comfort, and a powerful surge of water swept away 43 persons, mostly teenagers. Ten drowned in the floodwaters. Most of the others were rescued from tree tops by helicopter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... A dozen cities in the eastern U.S., and six others in California, reported record high temperatures for the date. Downtown San Francisco CA, with a high of 103 degrees, obliterated their previous record high of 82 degrees. Philadelphia PA reported a record five straight days of 100 degree heat, and Baltimore MD reported a record eight days of 100 degree weather for the year. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather along the Middle Atlantic Coast, and over southern New England. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Thunderstorms produced severe weather from South Dakota to Lousiana, with 126 reports of large hail and damaging winds during the day and night. Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail four inches in diameter in Frontier County, and at North Platte, causing millions of dollars damage to crops in Frontier County. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 90 mph at Peggs. Tahlequah OK was drenched with 5.25 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky