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Hazardous Weather Outlook For SHARP County,AR
409 AM CDT Mon Oct 15 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight Widespread rainfall is expected today and tonight, especially across central and southern Arkansas, and localized flooding cannot be ruled out. Isolated thunderstorms are also possible this morning, although severe weather is not expected. Winds will increase from the north in the wake of a cold front sweeping through the state with gusts up to 25 mph possible. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday Through Sunday Patchy frost will be possible early Tuesday morning across parts of north Arkansas, as skies become mostly clear and temperatures fall into the mid 30s. Otherwise, the chances of organized severe weather will be low. Spotter Information Statement Spotter activation is not needed at this time.
7-Day Forecast For SHARP County, Arkansas
701 PM CDT Mon Oct 15 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
ARKANSAS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 21-25 OCT 23-29 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Precipitation: Below Above .... 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 October 15, 2018 the 288th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -8.870000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 08:15 EDT Set 19:34 EDT Transit Meridian 13:54 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:51 EDT Ends 19:58 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
////////////////////////// OCTOBER 15TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1880... A violent early season blizzard raked Minnesota and the Dakotas. Winds gusted to 70 mph at Yankton SD, and snow drifts 10 to 15 feet high were reported in northwest Iowa and southeast South Dakota. Saint Paul MN reported a barometric pressure of 28.65 inches on the 16th. Railroads were blocked by drifts of snow which remained throughout the severe winter to follow. Gales did extensive damage to ship on the Great Lakes. (15th-16th) (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1954... Hurricane Hazel struck the Carolina coastline. The hurricane demolished every pier along a 170 mile stretch from Myrtle Beach SC to Cedar Island NC, and obliterated entire lines of beach homes. Hurricane Hazel also destroyed 1500 homes as it moved inland with seventeen foot tides. Winds between Myrtle Beach SC and Cape Fear NC gusted to 150 mph. Hurricane Hazel caused 163 million dollars damage, and claimed the lives of 98 persons. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1966... Iowa experienced its worst late season tornado of record. In just one minute a twister tore through the town of Belmond leveling 75 percent of the businesses, and 100 homes, causing more than eleven million dollars damage. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Unseasonably cold weather continued in the eastern U.S., with thirteen cities reporting record low temperatures for the date. The low of 34 degrees at Montgomery AL was their coldest reading of record for so early in the season. Lows of 32 degrees at Harrisburg PA and 34 degrees at Parkersburg WV marked their third straight morning of record cold. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... The cold high pressure system responsible for the record low temperatures in the eastern U.S. began to move out to sea, giving way to a trend toward "Indian Summer". Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front produced golf ball size hail at Altamont KS and hail two inches in diameter at Yates City IL. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Hurricane Jerry made landfall at Galveston TX at 6:30 PM (CDT). Winds at the Galveston Airport reached 75 mph, with gusts to 100 mph. Tides along the island were six to eight feet, and rainfall totals ranged up to slightly more than six inches north of Beaumont. Three persons were killed when their vehicle was blown off the Galveston seawall into the pounding surf. Total damage along the Upper Texas Coast was estimated at fifteen million dollars. Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan during the late morning. Two persons were injured when a tree fell on their camper at the Traverse City State park. While strong northerly winds ushered much colder air into the central U.S., unseasonably warm weather continued in the south central and eastern U.S. The afternoon high of 82 degrees at Bluefield WV was a record for October. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky