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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;
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.
Hazardous Weather Outlook For SEVIER County,AR
1204 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017 DAY ONE This Afternoon and TonightNo 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.
7-Day Forecast For SEVIER County, Arkansas
955 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017
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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