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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
949 PM CST Fri Nov 16 2018
Mostly clear conditions continued Friday and Friday evening.
Temperatures rebounded during the day with highs in the upper 50s
to 70 degrees. By mid evening, temperatures fell to the mid 30s to
Warm temperatures will continue Saturday. Highs will reach the
upper 50s to upper 60s. Dry conditions are expected early in the
weekend. Another cold front will affect the state on Sunday, and
will again promote cooler temperatures, along with scattered,
light rain showers. Clouds will decrease Monday and highs will be
in the upper 40s to mid 50s.
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Regional Hourly Observations For LAFAYETTE County
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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 100pm CST, Saturday November 17, 2018
Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 64 degrees north, near 66 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are sunny north, mostly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 69 degrees at Fort Smith. The lowest temperature is 45 degrees at Mount Ida.
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For LAFAYETTE County,AR
1138 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018
DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Activation of emergency management personnel amateur radio
operators and storm spotters will not be needed through tonight.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For LAFAYETTE County, Arkansas
417 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018
Mostly sunny. Highs around 70. South winds around 5 mph.
TONIGHT Becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. South
winds 5 mph.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers.
Cooler. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds 5 mph becoming west
around 5 mph in the afternoon.
SUNDAY NIGHT Chance of showers in the evening. Mostly cloudy.
Lows in the lower 40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of
showers 30 percent.
MONDAY Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.
TUESDAY Sunny. Highs around 60.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
WEDNESDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows around 40.
THANKSGIVING DAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
FRIDAY Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s.
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps,
TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
NOV 22-26 NOV 24-30 DEC DEC18-FEB19
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Temperature: Above Above Normal Normal
Precipitation: Above Above Below Normal
.... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast,
6 to 10 Day ,
8 to 14 Day ,
Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:45 EST Set 18:02 EST
Transit Meridian 12:54 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:19 EST Ends 18:28 EST
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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire and Green Mountains
of New England causing extensive forest and structural damage. (David
A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and southeastern
Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The tornado struck the Naval Air
Station where a wind gust of 93 mph was recorded. A waterspout was seen
over the Potomac River ninety minutes later. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees, their warmest reading
of record for so late in the autumn. (The Weather Channel)
A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the Monarch ski resort
in Colorado, with 14 inches reported at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning
thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43
inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes Region gusted to 49
mph at Johnstown PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky