Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Walnut Ridge, Walnut Ridge Regional Airport (KARG)

Lat: 36.13°NLon: 90.92°WElev: 272ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.81 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 5:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Pocahontas AR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 77. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 77. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 15 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Pocahontas AR
 36.25°N 90.97°W (Elev. 249 ft)
3:30 pm CDT May 27, 2016
5pm CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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