Hot temperatures returning to the Southwest

After a brief reprieve, the southwestern U.S. will heat up again on Sunday and last for several days. Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees above normal in some locations, with daytime highs reaching 100 degrees in parts of the Inland Empire of southern California, and reaching 100-115 degrees in the deserts of Calif., Nevada and Arizona.
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Current conditions at

Mena, Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport (KMEZ)

Lat: 34.55°NLon: 94.2°WElev: 1079ft.

Partly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 26 Jun 8:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mena AR

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest 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: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. West wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 90. East wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind around 5 mph. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest 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 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. West wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 90. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Mena AR
 34.57°N 94.23°W
8:35 am CDT Jun 26, 2016
8am CDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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