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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
930 PM CST Wed Dec 12 2018

The sky was mostly cloudy today, with high temperatures in the 
lower to middle 50s and very little rainfall, mostly across the
southeast half of the state. Cloud cover and rain chances will 
increase overnight, with temperatures staying nearly steady or
slowly rising.

As a storm system approaches from the west, it will bring scattered
to widespread showers Thursday and Friday with the possibility of
isolated thunderstorms. Expected rainfall amounts will be 1 to 3
inches through Friday. It will be a bit warmer on Thursday, with 
highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s.

As the system exits to the east, drier air will follow this
weekend. Highs will be in the 50s Saturday and Sunday, with lows
in the 30s.

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Regional Hourly Observations For LOGAN County

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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

305 AM CST Thu Dec 13 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Showers will become widespread during the day and continue through
the night as a strong storm system approaches from the west. 
Isolated thunderstorms will also be possible. There is a marginal 
chance of seeing a few strong storms over the southwest part of 
the state with large hail and damaging winds the primary concern.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday Through Wednesday

Rain will continue Friday through very early Saturday as the
aforementioned storm moves through the region. Total rainfall of 
several inches will be possible through Friday night. This heavy 
rainfall may result in an increased threat for flash and/or river 
flooding for parts of the area. However  the threat for severe 
and winter weather looks low at this time. Breezy winds with gusts
up to 20 mph are expected Friday.

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NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For LOGAN County, Arkansas
1000 AM CST Thu Dec 13 2018

Showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 50s. East winds 5 mph for the remainder of the morning
increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation near 100 percent. Average rainfall 1/10 to 1/4 inch.

Showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Temperatures nearly steady after midnight. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening
increasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. The chance of precipitation 90 percent. Average rainfall 1/2 to 1 inch.

Showers. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph
with gusts to around 25 mph. The chance of precipitation 90 percent. Average rainfall 1/2 to 1 inch.

Colder. Rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening
becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. The chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph
with gusts to around 20 mph. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Lows in the upper 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.

Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 18-22    DEC 20-26    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Below        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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Thursday December 13, 2018 the 347th Day of Year

Declination -23.200000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 08:08 EST Set 17:59 EST
Transit Meridian 13:03 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:41 EST Ends 18:26 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

A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for
western New England. (The Weather Channel)
Record cold weather gripped the nation. The low temperature in Lexington, KY 
fell to -6 degrees (record low on this date), -3 at Covington and -3 at Paducah. 
Severe cold conditions went as far south as Florida with a hard freeze. Morning 
lows reached 35 degrees at Miami, 18 degrees at Tampa, and 12 degrees at 
Jacksonville. It was the coldest December weather of the 20th century and caused 
millions of dollars damage to crops and foliage. In Georgia, the morning low of 
9 degrees below zero at Blairsville established a state record for the month of 
A major winter storm produced high winds and heavy snow in the Southern
Rockies and the Southern High Plains. Snowfall totals in New Mexico ranged
up to 25 inches at Cedar Crest, with up to three feet of snow reported in
the higher elevations. Winds of 75 mph, with gusts to 124 mph, were
reported northeast of Albuquerque NM. El Paso TX was buried under 22.4
inches of snow, including a single storm record of 16.8 inches in 24 hours.
The snowfall total surpassed their previous record for an entire winter
season of 18.4 inches. Record cold was experienced the next three nights as
readings dipped into the single numbers. High winds ushering unseasonably
cold air into the southwestern U.S. gusted to 100 mph at Grapevine CA. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Low pressure off the Atlantic coast produced up to a foot of snow in
eastern Nassau County and western Suffolk County of southeastern New York
State. Mild weather prevailed across the western half of the country. Nine
cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Goodland
KS with a reading of 74 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Strong northwesterly winds, ushering bitterly cold arctic air into the
central U.S., produced squalls with heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region.
Snowfall totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 24 inches at Manistique.
Nine cities in Arkansas and Texas reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico Rock AR with a reading of 4 degrees above zero.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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