Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Russellville, Russellville Regional Airport (KRUE)

Lat: 35.26°NLon: 93.09°WElev: 404ft.

A Few Clouds

91°F

33°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 27 Jun 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fourche Junction AR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 91. East northeast 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: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 91. East northeast wind around 5 mph. 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 69. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Fourche Junction AR
 34.95°N 93.16°W
2:35 pm CDT Jun 27, 2016
3pm CDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 3, 2016
 
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