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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
918 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

After some beneficial rainfall for many areas early Sunday 
morning...dry conditions were seen for most areas by Sunday 
afternoon. Even so...cloudy and foggy conditions kept temperatures 
cool this afternoon...with temperatures mainly in the mid 40s to low 
50s.

Late this evening...a cloudy sky continued...with areas of fog 
persisting. Some patchy drizzle was also developing. Temperatures 
have remained nearly stationary...with temperatures ranging from the 
mid to upper 40s. Expect areas of fog and drizzle to persist 
overnight...with lows mainly in the 40s. 

Dry conditions will be seen on Monday...with highs in the mid 50s to 
low 60s. A new storm system will move into the region for 
Tuesday...with showers and thunderstorms returning to the forecast. 
Some strong thunderstorms may be seen...along with some potential 
for heavy rainfall across the southern half to third of the state 
Tuesday night. This storm system will exit to the east by 
Thursday...but another storm system and strong cold front will move 
into the region late in the week. 

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Regional Hourly Observations For SEVIER County
1200 AM CST MON DEC 18 2017


SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ARKADELPHIA    CLOUDY    45  45 100 SW3       30.17S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  45; 6HR MAX TEMP:  46; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

CAMDEN         CLOUDY    45  43  93 CALM      30.16S FOG              
TEXARKANA      CLOUDY    45  45 100 CALM      30.16R FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  45; 6HR MAX TEMP:  46;                                

EL DORADO      CLOUDY    46  46 100 CALM      30.16S FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  45; 6HR MAX TEMP:  47;                                

DE QUEEN       CLOUDY    47  47 100 CALM      30.13F FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  47; 6HR MAX TEMP:  48;                                

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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.


NOWCAST For SEVIER County: 0-6 Hour Forecast
Issued at 1158 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.NOW...
Areas of fog have developed tonight across much of Northeast
Texas, Southeast Oklahoma, and Southwest Arkansas. Visibilities 
may be reduced to near a mile at times, with the potential for
dense fog to develop late tonight. Motorists should use low beam 
headlights, slow down, and allow for extra travel time as the 
roadways will be slick and hazardous throughout the overnight
hours.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For SEVIER County,AR

1204 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight  

No hazardous weather is expected through tonight. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday  

Rain will begin to return to the area from the south Monday
afternoon. This rainfall will become widespread and heavy at
times, with a few embedded thunderstorms possible Monday night
through Tuesday. Some areas may receive two to four inches of rain
with a few locations possibly receiving even more, with heaviest
rainfall amounts likely across extreme northern Louisiana and
portions of southwest Arkansas. Minor flooding is possible, but
with the prolonged drought, significant flooding is not expected. 
This rainfall should diminish during the day Wednesday, with 
additional rain and thunderstorms possible with a cold front later
in the week. However, no hazardous weather is expected at this
time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Activation of emergency management personnel  amateur radio
operators  and storm spotters will not be needed through tonight.

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7-Day Forecast For SEVIER County, Arkansas
955 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
Patchy fog. Cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Southeast winds 5 mph.

MONDAY
Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 60. Southeast winds 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows around 50. East winds 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s.

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

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 30s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light rain. Highs in the upper 40s.

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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 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 December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year

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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