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.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 24 Jul 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Smith AR

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

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 99 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  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 94. Heat index values as high as 102. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 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 94. Heat index values as high as 102. Northeast wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. South 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 75. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Smith AR
 35.36°N 94.39°W
8:55 am CDT Jul 24, 2016
9am CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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