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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Fort Smith, Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 466ft.

Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

58°F

14°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Last update 23 May 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Barling AR

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 76. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Barling AR
 35.34°N 94.28°W
3:44 am CDT May 23, 2015
5am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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