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CENTRAL ARKANSAS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LITTLE ROCK CLOUDY 45 45 100 SE5 30.14R FOG N LITTLE ROCK N/A 45 44 96 CALM 30.16R JACKSONVILLE CLOUDY 46 46 99 CALM 30.12R FOG SEARCY CLOUDY 45 45 100 S3 30.13R FOG HOT SPRINGS CLOUDY 47 47 100 CALM 30.12R FOG RUSSELLVILLE CLOUDY 47 47 100 SE3 30.10R FOG CLINTON CLOUDY 46 46 100 S5 30.12R FOG
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Arkansas
Based on observations at 700pm CST, Sunday December 17, 2017
Across Arkansas...temperatures are near 47 degrees north, near 45 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 47 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 45 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 southeast at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 5 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 Pine Bluff.
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 WHITE County,AR
554 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017 DAY ONE Tonight Some patchy dense fog may be seen overnightwith some areas seeing visibilities dropping below 1 mile. Otherwise the threat for hazardous weather will remain low through tonight. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday Through Saturday A new storm system will move over the state Tuesday into Wednesday with showers and thunderstorms expected. Some strong storms may be seen across far southern Arkansas Tuesday night along with some potential for heavy rainfall in this same area. Dry conditions will be seen for Thursday but a strong cold front will move into the region late in the week. Additional showers and some thunderstorms may be seen with this storm system Friday into Saturday. Much colder air will move into the region behind this system. There may be enough moisture remaining when the cold air arrives for some light wintry precipitation possible across northern portions of the area later on Saturday. Stay tuned to later forecasts as this is an evolving weather situation for next weekend. Spotter Information Statement Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For WHITE County, Arkansas
600 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
Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -23.380000 Distance 0.999725 AU Rise 08:11 EST Set 18:00 EST Transit Meridian 13:05 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:43 EST Ends 18:27 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 17TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1884... A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum) ...1924... A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David Ludlum) ...1929... An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship. A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with 2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12 degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December. Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108 inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky