posted: 10/09/2015 2:56 a.m.
Cattle farmers in south Arkansas are beginning to use hay normally reserved for winter months to feed livestock, and some are selling cows to reduce expenses as a quickly forming drought continues to grow in the state.
posted: 10/08/2015 10 a.m.
Drought conditions across Arkansas have worsened with nearly a third of the state now under a severe drought or worse.
posted: 10/05/2015 4:56 a.m.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A dangerous rainstorm drenching the East Coast brought more misery Sunday to South Carolina -- cutting power to thousands, forcing hundreds of water rescues and closing scores of roads because of floodwaters.
updated: 10/04/2015 4:35 a.m.
While spared the full fury of Hurricane Joaquin, parts of the East Coast still saw record-setting rain Saturday that shut down roads, waterlogged crops and showed little sign of letting up.
posted: 10/04/2015 1:01 a.m.
The Arkansas Forestry Commission considers nearly half the state as having a high risk for wildfires, and 32 county judges have banned burning as winds are expected to increase today with gusts up to 25 mph.
updated: 10/03/2015 4:34 a.m.
ELEUTHERA, Bahamas -- Hurricane Joaquin destroyed houses, uprooted trees and unleashed heavy flooding as it hurled torrents of rain across the Bahamas on Friday, and the U.S. Coast Guard said it was searching for a cargo ship with 33 people aboard that disappeared during the Category 4 storm.
posted: 10/03/2015 3:35 a.m.
The Arkansas Forestry Commission considers nearly half the state as having a high risk for wildfires, and 32 county judges have banned burning as winds are expected to increase this weekend.
posted: 10/02/2015 2:42 a.m.
Hurricane Joaquin strengthened into a Category 4 storm Thursday as it roared through sparsely populated islands of the eastern Bahamas, and forecasters said it could grow still more intense before following a path that would near the U.S. East Coast.
posted: 10/02/2015 2:31 a.m.
A lack of rainfall for the past month, dry winds from the north and low humidity have increased drought conditions in southern Arkansas to the point that cattle farmers are worried about hay and pasturelands.
posted: 10/01/2015 3:47 a.m.
Hurricane Joaquin intensified Wednesday as it approached the small, sparsely populated islands of the eastern Bahamas on a projected track that would take it near the U.S. East Coast early next week.
posted: 09/28/2015 9:10 a.m.
Autumn weather will finally settle into Arkansas this week, with temperatures dropping after the unseasonably warm air that has blanketed the state since the official beginning of fall last Wednesday.