A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ARKADELPHIA FAIR 38 36 92 W5 30.06 CAMDEN MOCLDY 37 34 87 CALM 30.05S TEXARKANA PTCLDY 43 37 79 CALM 30.06R EL DORADO FAIR 40 39 97 CALM 30.06R DE QUEEN CLEAR 38 38 100 CALM 30.05S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 300am CDT, Wednesday March 21, 2018
Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 40 degrees north, near 44 degrees central, and near 40 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, clear central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. Winds are from the north at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 47 degrees at Monticello. The lowest temperature is 30 degrees at 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For UNION County,AR
1050 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018 DAY ONE Today and TonightNorthwest winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph will be possible across all of the Four State Region through this evening. This will make for hazardous boating conditions on area lakes. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday Scattered showers and thunderstorms may increase Sunday night and Monday over portions of the region. 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 UNION County, Arkansas
913 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
ARKANSAS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 26-30 MAR 28-APR 3 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Above Normal .... 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
Wednesday March 21, 2018 the 80th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.630000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:10 EDT Set 19:22 EDT Transit Meridian 13:15 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:46 EDT Ends 19:46 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
MARCH 21ST HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1932... A tornado swarm occurred in the Deep South. Between late afternoon and early the next morning severe thunderstorms spawned 31 tornadoes in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee. The tornadoes killed 334 persons and injured 1784 others. Northern Alabama was hardest hit. Tornadoes in Alabama killed 286 persons and caused five million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Severe thunderstorms spawned thirty-one tornadoes across Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky. The tornadoes killed 343 persons and caused 15 million dollars damage. Arkansas and Tennessee each reported thirteen tornadoes. The towns of Judsonia AR and Henderson TN were nearly wiped off the map in what proved to be the worst tornado outbreak of record for Arkansas. A tornado, one and a half miles wide at times, left a church the only undamaged building at Judsonia. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky