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Severe Thunderstorm Threats and Areas of Heavy Rain This Week

A weather system producing areas of heavy rain will slowly move northeast along the east coast into mid-week. Meanwhile, a new weather system may produce severe thunderstorms potentially containing large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes in the Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain and flash flooding may also develop Wednesday for the Mississippi Valley and Upper Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Smith, Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 466ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed SW 10 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.47 in (997.4 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 25 Apr 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Smith AR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 68. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 64. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 73. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 68. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 64. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 73. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Low around 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Smith AR
 35.36°N 94.39°W
2:55 pm CDT Apr 25, 2017
4pm CDT Apr 25, 2017-6pm CDT May 1, 2017
 
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