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Very heavy rainfall and flooding possible in central and southern U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple waves of heavy rain across a swath of the central and southern U.S., from Texas up to Michigan on Tuesday and into Wednesday. Parts of the ArkLaTex region could see 5 to 7 inches of rain on Wednesday. Freezing rain will also be possible in the Upper Midwest over next couple days, with snow in the Northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 436ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed S 16 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Ozark AR

Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Wed

    Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 46. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 46. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 49. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 46. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 46. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 49. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Ozark AR
 35.47°N 93.82°W
7:03 am CST Feb 20, 2018
7am CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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