Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Walnut Ridge, Walnut Ridge Regional Airport (KARG)

Lat: 36.13°NLon: 90.92°WElev: 272ft.

Fair

91°F

33°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index102°F (39°C)
Last update 24 Jul 5:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Pocahontas AR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South southeast wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South southeast wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Pocahontas AR
 36.25°N 90.97°W (Elev. 249 ft)
2:35 pm CDT Jul 24, 2016
5pm CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 31, 2016
 
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