A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
Hazardous Weather Outlook For LAFAYETTE County,AR
1124 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and TonightIsolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible, mainly across North Louisiana and Deep East Texas. This activity should slowly decrease through the evening and night-time hours. Brief heavy downpours, gusty winds, and isolated but deadly lightning will be the primary threats. During maximum heating, with high temperatures in the upper 80s to the middle 90s, an isolated strong to severe storm could develop. The combination of the hot temperatures and relative humidity will result in afternoon heat index values from 97 to 104 degrees. No organized hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible across mainly North Central Louisiana through Tuesday, and possibly across Southeast Oklahoma and Southwest Arkansas on Wednesday. The greatest thunderstorm activity is expected each afternoon during peak daytime heating, and any storms that develop will gradually dissipate during the evening and into the overnight hours. Brief heavy downpours, gusty winds, and frequent cloud to ground lightning will be possible. No hazardous weather is expected at this time, Hot conditions will continue this week, with even hotter conditions with near record high temperatures possible for Wednesday through Saturday. Heat indices will likely range between 100 and 105 degrees. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Activation of emergency management personnel, amateur radio operators, and storm spotters is not anticipated through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For LAFAYETTE County, Arkansas
916 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018
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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 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Below Below 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
Sunday May 27, 2018 the 147th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.460000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:59 EDT Set 21:14 EDT Transit Meridian 14:06 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:31 EDT Ends 21:42 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