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Severe storms possible in Plains, Mid-Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the Central Plains and Mid-Mississippi River Valley. Large hail and damaging wind will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Smith, Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 466ft.

Overcast

78°F

26°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 5 Aug 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Fort Smith AR

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 99 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 102. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Fort Smith AR
 35.36°N 94.39°W
2:55 am CDT Aug 5, 2015
3am CDT Aug 5, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 11, 2015
 
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