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Heat continues across parts of central, eastern U.S.

Higher-than-normal temperatures will continue across parts of the central and eastern U.S. on Thursday with afternoon highs reaching 20-25 degrees above normal for some locations. One of the warmest areas will be the northern Plains, where high temperatures could reach 100 degrees. Remember to limit time spent outside during excessive heat and take proper precautions to avoid heat-related illness.
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Current conditions at

Monticello, Monticello Municipal Airport/Ellis Field (KLLQ)

Lat: 33.64°NLon: 91.75°WElev: 269ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 3 Sep 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Tichnor AR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Southeast wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Labor Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Tichnor AR
 34.03°N 91.27°W
11:35 am CDT Sep 3, 2015
12pm CDT Sep 3, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 9, 2015
 
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