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Weather Summary for Arkansas 
National Weather Service Little Rock AR 
424 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

It was a dry, cool day across the Natural State as temperatures
warmed from the 30s and 40s Friday morning to the 60s by the late
afternoon hours.

High pressure is expected to slide eastward, allowed for southerly
winds to bring warmer, moister air into the region over the next
day ahead of an approaching low pressure system. Friday night lows
will be warmer than the previous night, with temperatures expected
in the 40s. Chances of precipitation return Saturday afternoon as
the aforementioned low pressure system approaches.

Rain will continue into Sunday. It appears as though some areas 
of central and southern Arkansas could be in for one to two inches
of rainfall Saturday night into Sunday. Rain chances will 
decrease by Monday.


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Regional Hourly Observations For MONROE 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 800pm CDT, Friday April 20, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 59 degrees north, near 59 degrees central, and near 59 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 18%, and the dew point is near 15 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 63 degrees at Stuttgart, Mena, and Bentonville. The lowest temperature is 32 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 MONROE County,AR

830 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

A storm system will gradually move toward Arkansas tonight, and only 
develop isolated showers over far western parts.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday Through Thursday

Chances for thunderstorms will increase later in the day Saturday 
through the overnight hours Saturday night. While an isolated strong 
storm is not entirely out of the question, the overall threat of 
severe thunderstorms appears to be low at this time, and mainly 
focused over southern Arkansas.

Due to high moisture levels in the atmosphere, heavy rainfall is a 
possibility, primarily over the central and southern portions of 
Arkansas. Any heavy rain that falls could cause localized flash 
flooding issues. However, the overall threat of widespread flooding 
or flash flooding is low at this time.

 Spotter Information Statement  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MONROE County, Arkansas
700 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening
decreasing to 5 mph after midnight.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Showers likely in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. Showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of precipitation 90 percent. Average rainfall 1 to 2 inches.

SUNDAY
Showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph in the morning
becoming east in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation 90 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then a slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of precipitation 50 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Highs in the mid 60s. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in the lower 50s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs around 70.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of rain and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

FRIDAY
Sunny. A chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

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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 
               APR 26-APR 30 APR 28-MAY 4    APR       APR-JUN                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Above      Below      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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Friday April 20, 2018 the 110th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 11.860000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 07:30 EDT Set 20:46 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:07 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:05 EDT Ends 21:11 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

APRIL 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
A spring storm produced unusally heavy snow in northeast Ohio. Warren
received 35.5 inches in thirty-six hours, and 28 inches fell at Green Hill.
Akron OH established April records of 15.6 inches in 24 hours, and 26.6
inches for the month. Pittsburgh PA established April records of 12.7
inches in 24 hours, and 13.5 inches for the month. (David Ludlum) (The
Weather Channel)
...1920...
Tornadoes in Mississippi and Alabama killed 219 persons. (David Ludlum)
...2002...
An unseasonably warm and moist air mass had settled across eastern Kentucky 
leading to record breaking temperatures at the Jackson Weather Office and the 
London Corbin Airport between the 16th and 21st of April. Jackson saw several 
days in a row with record high temperatures as well as maximum low records. On 
the 19th the mercury soared to a record high of 89 degrees at Jackson and a 
record tying 87 degrees at London. The low temperature at Jackson was a balmy 69 
degrees good enough for a daily as well as a monthly maximum low temperature 
record. (NWS Jackson)

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