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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
439 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

Thunderstorms moved across Arkansas this Monday afternoon,
bringing rainfall to a few areas around the state. Temperatures
this afternoon ranged from near 90 in areas that received plenty
of sunshine to just the upper 70s in areas that have seen rainfall
and thunderstorms in their area.

Temperatures will remain warm overnight as temperatures are
expected to remain in the 60s. Thunderstorms will gradually
decrease after sunset, but a few isolated thunderstorms may
persist.

The weather forecast will be similar for much of this week, with 
above normal temperatures and generally afternoon to early evening 
isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms. A cold front will 
slowly edge toward the region from the Plains over the coming days. 
Ahead of the front, isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be 
possible each day. Expect heat index values to make it into the mid 
90s to around 100 degrees in some spots.


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Regional Hourly Observations For HOT SPRING 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, Tuesday May 22, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 68 degrees north, near 72 degrees central, and near 72 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, partly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the south at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at West Memphis, Walnut Ridge, and Texarkana. The lowest temperature is 66 degrees at Highfill and Harrison.


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 HOT SPRING County,AR

1145 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Isolated showers and a few thunderstorms will be possible Monday 
night, but overall coverage will be low. An isolated strong storm 
may develop, and produce strong winds and small hail. The main 
threat however will be locally heavy rainfall.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday Through Sunday

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be in the forecast nearly 
every day from Tuesday through much of the week, especially 
during the afternoon and evening hours. Although widespread severe
weather is not expected, a few strong to severe storms may 
develop. These storms would briefly be capable of producing 
damaging winds, hail and locally heavy rainfall.

 Spotter Information Statement  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For HOT SPRING County, Arkansas
1100 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

OVERNIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Northwest winds 5 mph in the morning
shifting to the southeast in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation 40 percent. Average rainfall 1/10 to 1/4 inch.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Average rainfall less than 1/10 inch.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening
becoming partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

MEMORIAL DAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. The chance of precipitation 40 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 
               MAY 27-MAY 31 MAY 29-JUN 4    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      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

Tuesday May 22, 2018 the 142th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.580000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 07:01 EDT Set 21:11 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:34 EDT Ends 21:38 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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MAY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1876...
Denver CO was drenched with 6.53 inches of rain in 24 hours, an all-time
record for that location. (The Weather Channel)
...1911...
The temperature at Lewiston ME soared to 101 degrees. It was the hottest
temperature ever recorded in New England during the month of May. (David
Ludlum)
...1987...
A powerful tornado virtually wiped the small southwest Texas community of
Saragosa off the map. The twister destroyed eighty- five percent of the
structures in the town killing thirty persons and injuring 121 others in
the town of population 183. The tornado hurled trucks and autos through
adobe and wood- frame homes, with some vehicles blown 500 feet. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


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