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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mena, Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport (KMEZ)

Lat: 34.55°NLon: 94.2°WElev: 1079ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 28 May 7:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mena AR

  • Today

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 80. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Mena AR
 34.57°N 94.23°W
5:53 am CDT May 28, 2015
8am CDT May 28, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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