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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
940 PM CDT Sun Oct 14 2018

With the exception of isolated showers across southern Arkansas
during the early part of Sunday, most of the state remained dry. A
warm front was positioned west-to-east across central Arkansas for
much of the day with temperatures warming into the upper 50s to
low 60s north of the front and into the 70s to low 80s south of
the front. Through afternoon into evening, shower activity
increased across the Ozarks with thunderstorms developing across
southern counties. 

Through Monday, rainfall will continue and total rainfall should 
average 1 to 3 inches across Arkansas. Because the rain is spread 
out, and not all at one time, any flooding should be localized. If
there is severe weather Sunday, it will be spotty and confined to
southern sections of the state.

 

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Regional Hourly Observations For SHARP County

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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Monday October 15, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 43 degrees north, near 49 degrees central, and near 52 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 10 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the north at 12 mph with gusts at 18 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 53 degrees at Monticello. The lowest temperature is 41 degrees at Harrison and Fayetteville.


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.

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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. 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For SHARP County, Arkansas
701 PM CDT Mon Oct 15 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the evening. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. North winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Average rainfall less than 1/10 inch.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Patchy frost in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening
then clearing. Lows around 40. Northwest winds 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny, warmer. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Northeast winds 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.

FRIDAY
Showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s. The chance of precipitation 70 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the mid 40s. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 42. Highs in the mid 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
                             ARKANSAS                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 21-25    OCT 23-29    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Below        Above                                            

....  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 October 15, 2018 the 288th Day of Year

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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

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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