Cleveland County now under burn ban

Cleveland County now under burn ban

Cleveland County is officially under a burn ban as of Wednesday morning, September 28, 2022. This comes a day after Bradley County Judge Klay McKinney issued a burn ban for Bradley County. Bradley, Cleveland, Calhoun, Lincoln, Drew, and Ashley Counties are all at a high risk of wildfires at the moment due to dry conditions…

October looking warmer and drier than normal

October looking warmer and drier than normal

Don’t get overly excited about those cooler fall temperatures just yet. According to the Climate Prediction Center and the National Weather Service, South Arkansas is expected to experience warmer than normal conditions this coming October 2022. “Confidence is highest in above average temperatures from the central Rockies to the mid-Mississippi Valley, but it should be…

Another chance of precipitation Labor Day, plus full week forecast

Another chance of precipitation Labor Day, plus full week forecast

Labor Day A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.  Monday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before…

Rain chances increasing through the weekend, as drought conditions still linger in northern Bradley County

Rain chances increasing through the weekend, as drought conditions still linger in northern Bradley County

Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.  Friday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Calm wind.  Friday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.  Saturday A 50 percent…

We still need more rain

We still need more rain

Although Bradley County and South Arkansas have received some rainfall over the past few days, the northern third of the County remains in what the National Weather Services considers abnormally dry conditions. Less than a tenth of an inch of precipitation has fallen across the upper half of Bradley County. An isolated area near Hermitage…

Forecast for Thursday

Forecast for Thursday

Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.  Thursday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly…

Cold front bringing better chance of rain midweek

Cold front bringing better chance of rain midweek

The National Weather Service is expecting a cold front to push into Arkansas Tuesday and Wednesday, brining a few scattered showers and storms and slightly cooler temperatures. The full weeklong forecast for Bradley County is available below: Monday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 95.…