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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
935 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

Northwest winds ushered cooler and drier air into Arkansas late 
Saturday, behind a cold front passing across the state. Afternoon 
highs on Saturday were quite pleasant, ranging from the upper 60s to 
the mid 70s. 

A cold night is in store for the Natural State tonight as winds 
diminish under mostly clear skies. Low temperatures are expected to 
range from the lower 30s to the mid 40s. Patchy frost will form in 
some areas across northern Arkansas, with parts of the northwest 
approaching the freezing mark.

Expect cooler weather to continue on Sunday, with highs in the 50s 
and lower 60s. Temperatures will slowly moderate heading into the 
new work week. The next chance for rain will be midweek, as another 
storm system and frontal boundary approach and move through the area.

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Regional Hourly Observations For JEFFERSON County
800 AM CDT SUN OCT 21 2018

PINE BLUFF     FAIR      44  31  60 NE13G21   30.40R                  
STUTTGART      FAIR      43  33  68 NE13      30.42R                  
MONTICELLO     FAIR      47  37  68 NE8       30.37R                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 700am CDT, Sunday October 21, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 41 degrees central, and near 46 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, clear central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. Winds are from the east at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 48 degrees at Texarkana. The lowest temperature is 29 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 JEFFERSON County,AR

356 AM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Some patchy frost is expected to develop across north central
Arkansas this morning, otherwise only quiet weather is expected at
this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday Through Saturday

Some patchy frost will again be possible early Monday morning. 
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 JEFFERSON County, Arkansas
701 AM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018

Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph in the morning
decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast winds 5 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Light and variable winds in the evening
becoming north 5 mph after midnight.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.

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

Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. Lows 45 to 50.

Mostly sunny. A chance of showers. Highs around 70. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   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

Sunday October 21, 2018 the 294th Day of Year

Declination -11.040000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:20 EDT Set 19:26 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:53 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:55 EDT Ends 19:51 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

A severe windstorm lashed the northern Pacific coast. In Washington State,
the storm claimed the lives of 22 persons, and caused 1.7 million dollars
damage, mostly to timber. Winds, gusting to 87 mph at North Head WA,
produced waves twenty feet high. (David Ludlum)
The second in a series of unusual October storms hit southern California
causing widespread thunderstorms. Santa Maria was drenched with 1.13 inches
of rain in two hours. Hail drifted to 18 inches in East Los Angeles.
Waterspouts were sighted off Point Mugu and Oceanside. (20th-21st) (The
Weather Channel)
Cold arctic air continued to invade the central U.S. Eleven record lows
were reported in the Great Plains Region, including lows of 12 degrees at
Valentine NE, and 9 degrees at Aberdeen SD. Temperatures warmed rapidly
during the day in the Southern and Central Plains Region. Goodland KS
warmed from a morning low of 24 degrees to an afternoon high of 75 degrees.
(The National Weather Summary)
Joan, the last hurricane of the season, neared the coast of Nicaragua
packing 125 mph winds. Joan claimed more than 200 lives as she moved over
Central America, and total damage approached 1.5 billion dollars. Crossing
more than 40 degrees of longitude, Hurricane Joan never strayed even one
degree from the 12 degree north parallel. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
Unseasonably cold weather continued to grip the south central and
southeastern U.S. Twenty cities reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico AR with a reading of 26 degrees, and Daytona Beach
FL with a low of 41 degrees. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region finally came
to an end, but not before leaving Marquette MI buried under 12.7 inches of
snow, a record 24 hour total for October. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

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