Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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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.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 May 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Smith AR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 49. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Smith AR
 35.36°N 94.39°W
1:55 pm CDT May 1, 2016
3pm CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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