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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
902 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

Today started with some patchy fog across the state...the fog was
mainly limited to valleys and bodies of water. By mid morning most
of the fog burned off and after temperatures started out in the
40's...they eventually warmed into the upper 60's to lower 70's
under mostly sunny skies.

A weak cold front will be moving thru the state today and tonight.
No rainfall is expected with this front, but it will bring
somewhat cooler temperatures to the state tomorrow. Highs on
Wednesday will be about 8-10 degrees cooler than today.

Rain chances will start creeping into the forecast late Wednesday
afternoon into Wednesday night. An upper level disturbance is
approaching the area, and this will trigger chances for showers
through late Thursday. Beyond Thursday, dry weather can be
expected before the next storm system approaches that state on
Saturday.

 

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Regional Hourly Observations For LITTLE RIVER County

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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Wednesday October 24, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 55 degrees north, near 50 degrees central, and near 49 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. Winds are from the east at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 56 degrees at Highfill. The lowest temperature is 40 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 LITTLE RIVER County,AR

148 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight  

Some patchy light rain will be possible this afternoon and
over night and mainly over parts of Deep East Texas and Lower 
Northwest and North Central Louisiana. No hazardous weather is 
expected at this time.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday  

An upper level storm system is expected to pivot into the Plains
Wednesday through Thursday and this will result in widespread
light to moderate showers and a few thunderstorms. The heaviest 
downpours will be felt along and south of the Interstate 20 
Corridor of Northeast Texas and Northern Louisiana where rainfall 
amounts of one to three inches will be possible through Thursday. 
After Thursday only scattered showers are expected during the 
weekend and mainly dry into next week.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Activation of emergency management personnel  amateur radio
operators  and storm spotters will not be needed through tonight.

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7-Day Forecast For LITTLE RIVER County, Arkansas
926 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Slight chance of showers early in the afternoon. Chance of showers in the late afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers, cloudy. Lows around 50. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 90 percent.

THURSDAY
Chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers from mid evening through the overnight. Lows in the upper 40s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 70.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                OCT 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        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

Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -12.080000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 08:23 EDT Set 19:23 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:53 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:58 EDT Ends 19:48 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

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OCTOBER 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1785...
A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and
Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to
bridges and mills. (David Ludlum)
...1878...
A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia,
Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane
was the worst of record. (David Ludlum)
...1937...
A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David
Ludlum)
...1947...
The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes
and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused
thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1951...
Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish
a record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1969...
Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at
Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight,
with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN.
Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with
street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds
gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania
and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow
squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI.
Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the
mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit.
Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at
Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall
total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type
weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the
north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at
International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...2001...
A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak 
occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across 
eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from 
one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a 
nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all 
businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)

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