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Weather Summary for Arkansas
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
949 PM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

Mostly clear conditions continued Friday and Friday evening.
Temperatures rebounded during the day with highs in the upper 50s
to 70 degrees. By mid evening, temperatures fell to the mid 30s to
mid 50s.

Warm temperatures will continue Saturday. Highs will reach the
upper 50s to upper 60s. Dry conditions are expected early in the 
weekend. Another cold front will affect the state on Sunday, and 
will again promote cooler temperatures, along with scattered, 
light rain showers. Clouds will decrease Monday and highs will be
in the upper 40s to mid 50s. 

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Regional Hourly Observations For VAN BUREN County
100 PM CST SAT NOV 17 2018

LITTLE ROCK    MOSUNNY   66  45  46 SW12      30.14F                  
N LITTLE ROCK    N/A     65  47  52 S9        30.17F                  
BENTON         CLEAR     66  46  48 SW8G16    30.14F                  
JACKSONVILLE   SUNNY     67  45  45 S9        30.12F                  
CONWAY         CLEAR     68  45  42 CALM      30.11F                  
SEARCY         FAIR      68  42  38 S7        30.14F                  
HOT SPRINGS    SUNNY     66  48  52 SW9       30.13F                  
RUSSELLVILLE   SUNNY     67  43  41 S6        30.10F                  
CLINTON        FAIR      66  39  37 VRB7      30.11F                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 1200pm CST, Saturday November 17, 2018

Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 64 degrees north, near 65 degrees central, and near 64 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny north, mostly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 38%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. Winds are variable at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph with gusts at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph 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 68 degrees at Highfill. The lowest temperature is 45 degrees at Mount Ida.

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 VAN BUREN County,AR

317 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday Through Friday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 Spotter Information Statement  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For VAN BUREN County, Arkansas
101 PM CST Sat Nov 17 2018

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds 5 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening
becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. South winds 5 mph in the evening
shifting to the northwest after midnight.

Cloudy, cooler. A chance of rain. Highs in the upper 40s. Temperatures steady or slowly falling. Northeast winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 50 percent. Average rainfall 1/10 inch.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then a slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 mph. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy in the morning
then clearing. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds 5 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

Clear. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the lower 30s.

Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the mid 30s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

Partly sunny. A chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Arkansas
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   NOV 22-26    NOV 24-30    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below     Normal                      

....  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

Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year

Declination -19.210000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:45 EST Set 18:02 EST
Transit Meridian 12:54 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:19 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

Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire and Green Mountains
of New England causing extensive forest and structural damage. (David
A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and southeastern
Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The tornado struck the Naval Air
Station where a wind gust of 93 mph was recorded. A waterspout was seen
over the Potomac River ninety minutes later. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees, their warmest reading
of record for so late in the autumn. (The Weather Channel)
A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the Monarch ski resort
in Colorado, with 14 inches reported at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning
thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43
inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes Region gusted to 49
mph at Johnstown PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky