Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fort Smith, Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 466ft.

A Few Clouds

99°F

37°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.4 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index106°F (41°C)
Last update 23 Jul 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Smith Regional Airport AR

Heat Advisory July 24, 12:00pm until July 24, 09:00pm
Heat Advisory until July 23, 09:00pm
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Heat Advisory
Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 23, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Sat

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Heat index values as high as 109. South wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 101 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 79. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 79 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. East wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Heat index values as high as 109. South wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 79. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. East wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Smith Regional Airport AR
 35.34°N 94.37°W
2:55 pm CDT Jul 23, 2016
4pm CDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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