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Storm system to bring heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding over the southern Mid Atlantic and Southeast U.S.

A slow moving low pressure system will bring the threat for heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and a few strong to severe thunderstorms into Tuesday. The main threat areas include the southern Mid Atlantic and Southeast U.S. Excessive runoff may lead to flooding of low lying areas, rivers, and streams. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Smith, Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 466ft.

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Apr 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Van Buren AR

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 45. Calm wind.

    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 45. Calm wind.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Van Buren AR
 35.45°N 94.37°W
1:55 am CDT Apr 24, 2017
3am CDT Apr 24, 2017-6pm CDT Apr 30, 2017
 
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