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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
930 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

Partly to mostly cloudy skies were noted across Arkansas on Sunday. 
Most of the cloud cover was confined to the western half of the 
state, associated with an upper level impulse dropping southward 
across the region. High temperatures on Sunday ranged from the mid 
80s to the mid 90s.

Quiet weather will continue into the week. Temperatures will be
close to or a little above average for late July, with highs
mostly in the upper 80s to well into the 90s. By late in the week
temperatures will warm back up, and highs may approach 100 
degrees in the south, with heat index values back above 100 in 
much of the central and south.

Rain chances will return by the end of the week, as a storm system
approaches Arkansas in northwest flow aloft.  

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Regional Hourly Observations For INDEPENDENCE County
100 AM CDT MON JUL 23 2018


NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
FLIPPIN        CLEAR     75  65  70 N3        29.94S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  75; 6HR MAX TEMP:  89;                                

MTN HOME       PTCLDY    74  64  71 CALM      29.94S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  74; 6HR MAX TEMP:  87;                                

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 100am CDT, Monday July 23, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 74 degrees north, near 78 degrees central, and near 81 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 84 degrees at Hot Springs. The lowest temperature is 65 degrees at .


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 INDEPENDENCE County,AR

625 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday Through Saturday

Heat index values will remain elevated  generally in the upper 
90s to low 100s  through the upcoming week. Otherwise  no 
hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 Spotter Information Statement  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For INDEPENDENCE County, Arkansas
1100 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

OVERNIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds 5 mph.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening
becoming northwest after midnight.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. North winds 5 mph in the morning
increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening
becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 70.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. The chance of precipitation 50 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 
                JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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

Monday July 23, 2018 the 204th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 19.860000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:13 EDT Set 21:18 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:15 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:46 EDT Ends 21:45 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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JULY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1788...
A weather diary kept by George Washington recorded that the center of a
hurricane passed directly over his Mount Vernon home. The hurricane crossed
eastern North Carolina and Virginia before moving into the Central
Appalachians. Norfolk VA reported houses destroyed, trees uprooted, and
crops leveled to the ground. (David Ludlum)
...1898...
A two hour thunderstorm deluged Atlanta GA with 4.32 inches of rain. More
than a foot of water flooded Union Depot. Many street car motors burned out
while trying to run through flooded streets. It grew so dark before the
afternoon storm that gas lights were needed. (The Weather Channel)
...1923...
Sheridan WY was drenched with 4.41 inches of rain, an all-time 24 hour
record for that location. Associated flooding washed out 20 miles of
railroad track. (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced a record ten inches of rain in six and a half hours
at Minneapolis MN, including 5.26 inches in two hours. Flash flooding
claimed two lives and caused 21.3 million dollars damage. Streets in
Minneapolis became rushing rivers, parking lots became lakes, and storm
sewers spouted like geysers. A tornado hit Maple Grove MN causing five
million dollars damage. Baseball size hail was reported at Olivia MN. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan and northern Ohio,
over eastern sections of the Dakotas, and over the Central High Plains
Region. Showers and thunderstorms soaked Wilmington NC with another two
inches of rain, following six and a half inches the previous day. (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Morning thunderstorms in the central U.S. drenched central Oklahoma with up
to six inches of rain. Afternoon thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 85
mph at Fort Smith AR. Evening thunderstorms over Florida spawned a tornado
which touched down three times in south Fort Myers causing nearly three
quarters of a million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)


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