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Wintry, Windy, and Cold in the West and North; Warming in the East

A deepening trough along the west will bring much below normal temperatures, and the potential for snow to sea-level in the Pacific Northwest, and low elevation snows throughout California, including into the Grapevine. Travel will be hazardous across the west due to snow and strong winds. These winds will also increase fire weather threats in the central and southern Plains. Warming in the east. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 436ft.

Fog/Mist

38°F

3°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1024.1 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 17 Feb 9:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Van Buren AR

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then rain likely after midnight.  Low around 39. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then rain likely after midnight. Low around 39. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 39. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Van Buren AR
 35.45°N 94.37°W
9:59 pm CST Feb 17, 2018
10pm CST Feb 17, 2018-6pm CST Feb 24, 2018
 
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