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SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PINE BLUFF FAIR 45 34 65 NW8 30.01S STUTTGART FAIR 46 38 73 NW12 30.00R MONTICELLO FAIR 48 34 58 NW7 30.01R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 100am CDT, Wednesday March 21, 2018
Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 43 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 43 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, clear central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. Winds are variable at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Texarkana and Monticello. The lowest temperature is 32 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For JEFFERSON County,AR
1025 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight Breezy northwest winds at 10 to 20 mph are expected, with gusts over 25 mph in places. Caution is advised on area lakes. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday Through Monday Unsettled weather will return to Arkansas by late this week and into the weekend. Showers and thunderstorms are expected by Saturday, and may continue into early next week. At this time, the threat of severe thunderstorms is low. However, with the pattern setting up the way it is expected to, there is an increasing concern for heavy rainfall potential by late in the weekend and into next week. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts from the National Weather Service. Spotter Information Statement Spotter activation is not anticipated.
7-Day Forecast For JEFFERSON County, Arkansas
1100 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
ARKANSAS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 26-30 MAR 28-APR 3 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Above Normal .... 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 March 21, 2018 the 80th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.630000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:10 EDT Set 19:22 EDT Transit Meridian 13:15 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:46 EDT Ends 19:46 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
MARCH 21ST HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1932... A tornado swarm occurred in the Deep South. Between late afternoon and early the next morning severe thunderstorms spawned 31 tornadoes in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee. The tornadoes killed 334 persons and injured 1784 others. Northern Alabama was hardest hit. Tornadoes in Alabama killed 286 persons and caused five million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Severe thunderstorms spawned thirty-one tornadoes across Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky. The tornadoes killed 343 persons and caused 15 million dollars damage. Arkansas and Tennessee each reported thirteen tornadoes. The towns of Judsonia AR and Henderson TN were nearly wiped off the map in what proved to be the worst tornado outbreak of record for Arkansas. A tornado, one and a half miles wide at times, left a church the only undamaged building at Judsonia. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky