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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HOT SPRING County,AR
500 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast across the northern half of Arkansas. There will be areas of heavy rain which could lead to flash flooding in places. The parts of the state most susceptible to high water problems today and tonight are the Ouachita Mountains of the west and the Arkansas River Valley west of Morrilton. These places received heavy rain on Tuesday. Any severe through tonight will be spotty. Strong to damaging winds will be be main concern. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday Through Tuesday An unsettled weather pattern will continue into the weekend and early next week, with chances for showers and thunderstorms each day. Initially, precipitation will be concentrated over northern and central sections of the state. As the week progresses, rain will affect the southern counties as well. The main headliner in the coming days will be the heavy rain potential. Widespread two to four inch amounts are expected across the northern and central counties, and there could be locally more. Given this much rain, high water problems could become an issue. Spotter Information Statement Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For HOT SPRING County, Arkansas
901 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
ARKANSAS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 20-24 AUG 22-28 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- 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
Wednesday August 15, 2018 the 227th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.730000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 07:30 EDT Set 20:56 EDT Transit Meridian 14:13 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:04 EDT Ends 21:22 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
/////////////////////////// AUGUST 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1787... Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak. (David Ludlum) ...1946... Saint Louis MO was deluged with a record 8.78 inches of rain in 24 hours. (The Weather Channel) ...1967... The "sundance fire" in northern Idaho was started by lightning. Winds of 50 mph carried firebrands as much as ten miles in advance to ignite new fires, and as a result, the forest fire spread twenty miles across the Selkirk Mountains in just twelve hours, burning 56,000 acres. The heat of the fire produced whirlwinds of flame with winds up to 300 mph which flung giant trees about like matchsticks. (David Ludlum) ...1987... Thunderstorms developing ahead of a sharp cold front produced severe weather in the Upper Midwest during the afternoon and evening hours, with Minnesota and eastern South Dakota hardest hit. A thunderstorm in west central Minnesota spawned a tornado at Eagle Lake which killed one person and injured eight others. A thunder- storm in eastern South Dakota produced softball size hail at Warner. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thirty five cities in twenty states in the north central and northeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Lamoni IA and Baltimore MD, where the mercury hit 105 degrees. Temperatures 100 degrees or above were reported in twenty-two states. Pierre SD was the hot spot in the nation with a high of 114 degrees. Bluefield WV reported eight straight days of record heat. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Evening thunderstorms in eastern New Mexico produced wind gusts to 66 mph at Clovis. Evening thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail around Hereford, Dimmitt, Ware and Dalhart. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky