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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
1107 AM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018

Temperatures across Arkansas were in the 30s this morning, with 
patchy fog. Frost was observed in northern Arkansas. Highs today 
will be in the upper 60s and lower 70s with partly cloudy 
conditions. 

Temperatures will warm through the week and rain chances will
increase by mid week with a cold front moving through Thursday.
High temperatures will drop into the 50s after the cold front 
moves through Thursday. Temperatures will rise again by this 
weekend, with highs in the 60s. 

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Regional Hourly Observations For OUACHITA County
600 PM CDT MON OCT 22 2018


SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ARKADELPHIA    FAIR      59  54  83 CALM      30.18F HAZE             
CAMDEN           N/A     63  46  55 CALM      30.17S                  
TEXARKANA      PTCLDY    58  49  72 CALM      30.16F                  
EL DORADO      FAIR      62  47  57 NE5       30.18R                  
DE QUEEN       PTCLDY    61  50  67 CALM      30.16S                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 600pm CDT, Monday October 22, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 59 degrees north, near 58 degrees central, and near 62 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 63 degrees at Fort Smith. 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 OUACHITA County,AR

409 PM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday Through Sunday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 Spotter Information Statement  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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7-Day Forecast For OUACHITA County, Arkansas
501 PM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018

TONIGHT
Sunny early in the evening
becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 mph early in the evening
becoming light and variable.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds 5 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning
becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 mph in the evening
increasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. The chance of precipitation 60 percent.

THURSDAY
Cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. The chance of precipitation 50 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs 65 to 70.

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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 
                OCT 28-NOV 1 OCT 30-NOV 5    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal                                            
 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

Monday October 22, 2018 the 295th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.390000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:21 EDT Set 19:25 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:53 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:56 EDT Ends 19:50 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 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1965...
The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California
was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten
consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)
...1985...
A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured
while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are
killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of
190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September
with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987)
Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast
states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30
degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson
AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National
Weather Summary)
Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up
to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75
mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A
heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the
Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the
mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six
cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including
Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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