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NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS FAYETTEVILLE CLOUDY 46 44 93 SW8 30.11R FORT SMITH CLOUDY 49 46 90 W5 30.12F HARRISON CLOUDY 47 45 93 CALM 30.08S BENTONVILLE CLOUDY 44 42 93 W7 30.12R ROGERS CLOUDY 44 43 96 W10 30.10R SILOAM SPGS CLOUDY 44 43 96 SW7 30.11R HIGHFILL CLOUDY 45 44 97 SW9 30.10S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 1200am CST, Monday December 18, 2017
Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 46 degrees north, near 44 degrees central, and near 46 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. There is patchy fog central and south. Winds are from the south at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Fort Smith. The lowest temperature is 44 degrees at Stuttgart, Pine Bluff, and Little Rock.
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 SEBASTIAN County,AR
1248 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017 DAY ONE Tonight. POOR VISIBILITY. RISKLimited. AREA Along and West of Highway 75. ONSET Ongoing. DISCUSSION Fog may develop early this morning across portions of eastern Oklahoma along and west of Highway 75. Visibilities could be under a half mile at times. SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT Spotter Activation Not Expected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday. MONDAY Dense Fog Potential. TUESDAY Heavy Rain Potential. WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY No Hazards. EXTENDED DISCUSSION Fog may be ongoing Monday morning across portions of eastern Oklahoma. Any ongoing fog will likely erode by late morning. Another round of rainfall, some locally heavy, is looking more likely across far southeastern Oklahoma into west central Arkansas late Tuesday and Tuesday night as another upper disturbance moves across the region. Rainfall amounts may top 1 inch before the system exits to the east on Wednesday. A strong cold front will move through the area Friday morning. Ahead of the front on Thursday, a limited fire spread risk will exist, as southerly winds gust to 25 mph and temperatures reach well above normal levels. Much colder air will move into the region behind the front Friday and continue into next weekend. weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.
7-Day Forecast For SEBASTIAN County, Arkansas
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
ARKANSAS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31 DEC DEC-FEB ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Below Below .... 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
Monday December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -23.410000 Distance 0.999725 AU Rise 08:11 EST Set 18:01 EST Transit Meridian 13:05 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:44 EST Ends 18:28 EST 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
DECEMBER 18TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1957... A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum) ...1981... A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) ...1984... A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel) ...1986... A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain, and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England, where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data) ...1987... A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain, sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours. Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky