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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fort Smith, Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 466ft.

Mostly Cloudy

24°C

75°F

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 13 G 30 km/h
Barometer 1000.6 mb (29.56 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 29 Apr 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Smith AR

Flash Flood Watch until April 30, 07:00am
Severe T-storm Watch until April 29, 10:00pm
Flood Warning until May 1, 05:00pm
Flash Flood Warning until April 30, 12:15am
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Flash Flood Watch
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Flood Warning
Flash Flood Warning
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    Flash Flood Watch until April 30, 07:00am
    Severe T-storm Watch until April 29, 10:00pm
    Flood Warning until May 1, 05:00pm
    Flash Flood Warning until April 30, 12:15am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 14. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts in excess of 4 cm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 18 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. West wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 23. West wind 20 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. West wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming southwest 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. East wind around 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Low around 14. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts in excess of 4 cm possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. West wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 23. West wind 20 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10. West wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming southwest 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. East wind around 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. North wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. North wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 23. Northwest wind around 10 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 24. East wind around 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Smith AR
 35.36°N 94.39°W
5:55 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
6pm CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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