A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PINE BLUFF FAIR 72 68 87 S6 29.98F STUTTGART FAIR 76 70 82 S8 29.99S MONTICELLO FAIR 74 67 78 S3 29.99F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 400am CDT, Monday May 27, 2019
Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 66 degrees north, near 73 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, 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 south at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Mena. 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.
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
358 AM CDT Mon May 27 2019 DAY ONE Today and Tonight Warm and sunny conditions today will lead to heat indices in the lower to middle 90s across Arkansas this afternoon. The Arkansas River will continue to rise. Major flooding is expected through tonight west of Conway. This includes water over roads, many acres of land, and engulfing some homes and businesses. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday Through Saturday Major flooding is expected at most forecast points along the Arkansas River. This will be an historic event, with record or near record crests in some cases. Crests will begin to occur at Morrilton and points upstream by Friday, and farther downstream by the weekend. Afternoon heat index values will climb into the mid 90s across parts of southern and eastern Arkansas on Tuesday. Chances of showers and thunderstorms return to the forecast Tuesday night through Thursday. One to three inches of rain will be possible over the northwest half of the state. Some storms could be strong to severe in the north and west with flash flooding possible as well. Spotter Information Statement Spotter activation may be needed by Wednesday in northern and western Arkansas.
7-Day Forecast For JEFFERSON County, Arkansas
341 AM CDT Mon May 27 2019
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
ARKANSAS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUN 1-JUN 5 JUN 3-JUN 9 JUN JUN-AUG ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Below Below Precipitation: Above Above Normal Above .... 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
Monday May 27, 2019 the 147th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.420000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:59 EDT Set 21:14 EDT Transit Meridian 14:06 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:31 EDT Ends 21:41 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
//////////////////////////// MAY 27TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1896... A massive tornado struck Saint Louis MO killing 306 persons and causing thirteen million dollars damage. The tornado path was short, but cut across a densely populated area. It touched down six miles west of Eads Bridge in Saint Louis and widened to a mile as it crossed into East Saint Louis. The tornado was the most destructive of record in the U.S. up until that time. It pierced a five-eighths inch thick iron sheet with a two by four inch pine plank. A brilliant display of lightning accompanied the storm. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1873... A tornado struck Louisville, with terrific lightning. (NWS Louisville) ...1987... Severe thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail at Crane, hail up to three and a half inches in diameter at Post, and grapefruit size hail south of Midland. Five days of flooding commenced in Oklahoma. Thunderstorms produced 7 to 9 inches of rain in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City reported 4.33 inches of rain in six hours. Up to six inches of rain caused flooding in north central Texas. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1995... An F0 tornado struck a farm near Campbellsburg (Washington County Indiana). (NWS Louisville) ...1996... Lightning struck and injured a person in Lexington. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky