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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
340 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018
Low clouds and fog developed in a large part of Arkansas during
the overnight hours. Temperatures remained fairly mild, with pre-
dawn readings mostly in the mid 60s to lower 70s.
Any fog that has developed will scatter out after sunrise. Look
for warm weather to continue today, with high temperatures
ranging from the upper 80s to mid 90s. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms are possible, mainly in the afternoon and early
Low temperatures tonight will range from the mid 60s to lower 70s.
Patchy fog will be possible again.
Looking ahead into the work week...isolated to widely scattered
showers and thunderstorms will be possible during the afternoon
and evening hours, primarily in the eastern half of the state.
Lows will remain in the 60s and 70s, with highs mostly in the 80s
and 90s. By late in the week, afternoon heat index values will
approach or exceed 100 degrees in portions of central and much of
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Regional Hourly Observations For LOGAN County
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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Sunday May 27, 2018
Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 84 degrees north, near 83 degrees central, and near 84 degrees south. Current sky conditions are sunny north, mostly sunny central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The heat index is near 89 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The heat index is near 87 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The heat index is near 89 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are from the east at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 87 degrees at Searcy, Jonesboro, and Blytheville. The lowest temperature is 69 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 LOGAN County,AR
1102 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight
Some isolated thunderstorms will be possible through early this
evening primarily over the southeast half of the area. Locally
heavy rainfall will be the primary threat leading to some
isolated flash flooding potential. If a storm were to become
strong to severe the main threat would be high winds and small
hail. However the overall threat for seeing severe weather looks
to remain low through tonight.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday Through Saturday
Through mid-week there will be isolated mainly afternoon and
early evening showers and thunderstorms primarily over the
eastern half of Arkansas. While an isolated strong storm or two is
possible the threat of widespread or organized severe storms is
low. Any stronger storms that do develop will be capable of
producing heavy rainfall with localized flooding issues
By Thursday afternoon and early afternoon heat index values
will approach or even exceed 100 degrees over portions of central
and much of southern Arkansas.
Spotter Information Statement
Spotter activation will not be needed.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For LOGAN County, Arkansas
1000 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018
Sunny. Highs 89 to 94. East winds 5 mph for the
remainder of the morning
increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the
TONIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds 5 mph.
MEMORIAL DAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. Northeast
winds 5 mph in the morning
increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening
decreasing to 5 mph after
TUESDAY Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Northeast winds 5 mph. The
chance of precipitation 20 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. The chance of
precipitation 40 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening. Lows around 70. The chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s.
FRIDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s.
SATURDAY Sunny. Highs in the upper 90s.
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
JUN 1-JUN 5 JUN 3-JUN 9 MAY MAY-JUL
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Temperature: Above Above Above Above
Precipitation: Below Below Above Normal
.... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast,
6 to 10 Day ,
8 to 14 Day ,
Sunday May 27, 2018 the 147th Day of Year
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
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)
A tornado struck Louisville, with terrific lightning. (NWS Louisville)
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)
An F0 tornado struck a farm near Campbellsburg (Washington
County Indiana). (NWS Louisville)
Lightning struck and injured a person in Lexington. (NWS Louisville)
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