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Very heavy rainfall and flooding possible in central and southern U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple waves of heavy rain across a swath of the central and southern U.S., from Texas up to Michigan on Tuesday and into Wednesday. Parts of the ArkLaTex region could see 5 to 7 inches of rain on Wednesday. Freezing rain will also be possible in the Upper Midwest over next couple days, with snow in the Northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Poteau, Robert S Kerr Airport (KRKR)

Lat: 35.02°NLon: 94.62°WElev: 453ft.

Rain

66°F

19°C

Humidity NA
Wind Speed SW 10 G 16 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 7:35 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Poteau OK

Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am
Flood Warning February 21, 10:23am until February 22, 12:09am
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Flood Watch
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Wed

    Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Temperature falling to around 59 by 5pm. South wind around 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 42. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 48. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Temperature falling to around 59 by 5pm. South wind around 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 42. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 53. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 48. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Poteau OK
 35.04°N 94.64°W
7:03 am CST Feb 20, 2018
7am CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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