Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mountain Home, Baxter County Regional Airport (KBPK)

Lat: 36.37°NLon: 92.47°WElev: 925ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 28 May 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Salem AR

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southwest  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Salem AR
 36.36°N 91.83°W
5:35 pm CDT May 28, 2016
6pm CDT May 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2016
 
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