A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
CENTRAL ARKANSAS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LITTLE ROCK MOCLDY 59 35 40 E6 30.20F N LITTLE ROCK N/A 58 36 43 E3 30.19S JACKSONVILLE CLEAR 59 34 40 NE6 30.20S CONWAY CLEAR 61 34 36 E7 30.20S SEARCY FAIR 59 34 39 NE6 30.23S HOT SPRINGS CLEAR 62 34 35 E8 30.19S RUSSELLVILLE CLEAR 61 30 31 E7 30.20R CLINTON FAIR 61 27 27 CALM 30.23R
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For PULASKI 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.
7-Day Forecast For PULASKI County, Arkansas
700 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
ARKANSAS --------------------------------------------- 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 Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Friday April 20, 2018 the 110th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- 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