Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Fort Smith, Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 466ft.

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 17 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 26 May 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Smith AR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 77. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 77. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Smith AR
 35.36°N 94.39°W
4:55 pm CDT May 26, 2016
5pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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