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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Fort Smith, Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 466ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Smith Regional Airport AR

  • Overnight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Smith Regional Airport AR
 35.34°N 94.37°W
9:43 pm CDT May 28, 2015
12am CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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