134  
CDUS44 KTSA 202124  
CLIFSM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK  
418 PM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017  
 
   
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..THE FORT SMITH ARKANSAS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 20 2017
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1882 TO 2017  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 77 144 PM 88 2003 74 3 76  
1963  
MINIMUM 54 301 AM 26 1989 49 5 51  
AVERAGE 66 62 4 64  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 3.02 1984 0.15 -0.15 0.04  
MONTH TO DATE 1.59 2.74 -1.15 0.37  
SINCE SEP 1 1.59 6.79 -5.20 2.16  
SINCE JAN 1 43.70 36.15 7.55 28.81  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.0  
SINCE SEP 1 0.0 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 0.0 0.0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 5 -5 1  
MONTH TO DATE 23 65 -42 11  
SINCE SEP 1 23 82 -59 11  
SINCE JUL 1 23 82 -59 11  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 1 2 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 116 56 60 133  
SINCE SEP 1 456 339 117 516  
SINCE JAN 1 2220 2034 186 2367    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 14 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (140)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 19 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (140)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.5  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93 200 AM  
LOWEST 56 100 PM  
AVERAGE 75  
   
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THE FORT SMITH ARKANSAS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 73 92 1978  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 49 29 1976  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 20 2017.......SUNRISE 728 AM CDT SUNSET 636 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 21 2017.......SUNRISE 729 AM CDT SUNSET 634 PM CDT  
 
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 

   
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THE ARKANSAS RIVER AT VAN BUREN  
 
OBSERVED 24 HOUR 24 HOUR  
VALUE CHANGE FORECAST  
 
STAGE (FEET)  
THIS AFTERNOON 19.8 +0.2  
 
MEAN FLOW (CFS)  
TODAY 1000    
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ALL DATA MEASURED AT THE FORT SMITH REGIONAL AIRPORT  
 
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