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CENTRAL ARKANSAS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LITTLE ROCK MOSUNNY 67 39 35 E13 30.22F N LITTLE ROCK N/A 65 41 42 E10 30.20F JACKSONVILLE MOSUNNY 65 40 40 E8 30.22F SEARCY FAIR 65 38 36 S8 30.25F HOT SPRINGS SUNNY 72 36 26 S7 30.19F RUSSELLVILLE SUNNY 71 33 24 VRB6 30.17F CLINTON FAIR 66 34 30 S10 30.21F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 600pm CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 66 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 72 degrees south. Current sky conditions are sunny north, mostly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 24%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 26%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. Winds are from the south at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at Fort Smith. The lowest temperature is 37 degrees at Mount Ida.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For POPE County,AR
438 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight Hazardous weather conditions are not expected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday Through Tuesday Unsettled weather will return to Arkansas late this week and into the weekend. Showers and thunderstorms are expected by late weekend, and will likely continue through much next week, although the threat for severe weather appears low. A prolonged period of rainfall appears possible through next week. The threat for flooding is likely to increase depending on where the highest rainfall amounts occur. Please continue to monitor the latest forecast for updates. Spotter Information Statement Spotter activation is not expected.
7-Day Forecast For POPE County, Arkansas
500 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
ARKANSAS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Above Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.020000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:09 EDT Set 19:23 EDT Transit Meridian 13:15 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:45 EDT Ends 19:47 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
MARCH 22ND HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1920... A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude". (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel) ...1936... A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107 lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum) ...1954... Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky