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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Walnut Ridge, Walnut Ridge Regional Airport (KARG)

Lat: 36.13°NLon: 90.92°WElev: 272ft.

Partly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed E 16 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.70 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 5:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Pocahontas AR

Flash Flood Watch until April 30, 04:00pm
Wind Advisory until April 30, 07:00pm
Flash Flood Warning until April 30, 11:30am
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Flash Flood Watch
Wind Advisory
Flash Flood Warning
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until April 30, 04:00pm
    Wind Advisory until April 30, 07:00pm
    Flash Flood Warning until April 30, 11:30am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Steady temperature around 70. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. East northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Steady temperature around 70. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. East northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Pocahontas AR
 36.25°N 90.97°W (Elev. 249 ft)
3:14 am CDT Apr 30, 2017
5am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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