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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR 
940 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018

Showers and thunderstorms moved into the state during the early
morning hours of Thursday...however mostly sunny conditions were
seen through the daytime hours. Under mostly sunny skies,
temperatures warmed into the lower to upper 90's statewide with
many locations seeing heat index values top 100 degrees.

This afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms developed
across western and northern Arkansas. These storms will continue
to move into the state during the overnight hours. A few stronger
storms will be possible...however widespread severe weather is not
expected.

An unsettled weather pattern will prevail across the mid south on 
Friday and through the weekend, with several rounds of precipitation 
to affecting the region.

 

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Regional Hourly Observations For LOGAN 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 1000pm CDT, Thursday August 16, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 77 degrees north, near 83 degrees central, and near 83 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 78 degrees. The heat index is near 93 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The heat index is near 90 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, danger central, and danger south. There is thunder north. Winds are variable at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 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 86 degrees at Texarkana and Jacksonville. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Fayetteville.


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 LOGAN County,AR

955 AM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected 
later this afternoon and evening, especially across northern
sections of the state. A few storms will approach severe limits, 
with gusty winds the primary concern.

The focus will then turn to the possibility of heavy rain tonight
and into Friday. An upper level impulse and a very moist airmass
will likely result in areas of heavy rain across the northern and
especially the northwest parts of the state.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday Through Wednesday

Showers and thunderstorms with potentially heavy rain will be 
ongoing across mainly the northern part of the state early 
Friday. Localized flash flooding will remain a concern.

The unsettled weather pattern will continue into the weekend and 
early next week, with chances for showers and thunderstorms each 
day. Initially, precipitation will be concentrated over northern 
and central sections of the state. As the week progresses, rain 
will affect the southern counties as well.

The main headliner in the coming days will be the heavy rain 
potential. Widespread two to four inch amounts are expected across 
the northern and central counties, and there could be locally more. 
Given this much rain, high water problems could become an issue.

 Spotter Information Statement  

Limited spotter activation may be required this afternoon and
evening. 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For LOGAN County, Arkansas
701 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 50 percent. Average rainfall 1/10 to 1/4 inch.

FRIDAY
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 60 percent. Average rainfall 1/4 to 1/2 inch.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. South winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening
becoming northwest after midnight. The chance of precipitation 50 percent. Average rainfall 1/10 to 1/4 inch.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Northwest winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 mph in the evening
shifting to the east after midnight.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon and evening. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Highs in the upper 80s. Lows in the lower 70s. The chance of precipitation 60 percent.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
                             ARKANSAS                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   AUG 22-26    AUG 24-30    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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

Thursday August 16, 2018 the 228th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 13.420000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 07:30 EDT Set 20:55 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:13 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:05 EDT Ends 21:20 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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AUGUST 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1777...
The Battle of Bennington, delayed a day by rain, was fought. The rain
delayed British reinforcements, and allowed the Vermont Militia to arrive
in time, enabling the Americans to win a victory by defeating two enemy
forces, one at a time. (David Ludlum)
...1909...
A dry spell began in San Bernardino County of southern California that
lasted until the 6th of May in 1912, a stretch of 994 days! Another dry
spell, lasting 767 days, then began in October of 1912. (The Weather
Channel)
...1916...
Altapass NC was deluged with 22.22 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish
a state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced
severe weather from Oklahoma to Wisconsin and Lower Michigan. Thunderstorms
in central Illinois produced wind gusts to 80 mph at Springfield which
toppled two large beer tents at the state fair injuring 58 persons.
Thunderstorms also drenched Chicago IL with 2.90 inches of rain, making
August 1987 their wettest month of record. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms developing along a slow moving cold front produced severe
weather from North Dakota to Lower Michigan during the day. Nine tornadoes
were sighted in North Dakota, and thunderstorms also produced hail three
inches in diameter at Lakota ND, and wind gusts to 83 mph at Marais MI.
Thirty-seven cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record high
temperatures for the date, including Rockford IL with a reading of 104
degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region
produced golf ball size hail at La Junta CO, Intercanyon CO, and Custer SD.
Afternoon thunderstorms over South Texas drenched Brownsville with 2.60
inches of rain. Fair skies allowed viewing of the late evening full lunar
eclipse from the Great Lakes Region to the Northern and Central Plains
Region, and across much of the western third of the country. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


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