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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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Current conditions at

Mountain Home, Baxter County Regional Airport (KBPK)

Lat: 36.37°NLon: 92.47°WElev: 925ft.

Overcast

72°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 25 May 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Optimus AR

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 63. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South 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.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South 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.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Optimus AR
 36.03°N 92.12°W
9:23 am CDT May 25, 2015
11am CDT May 25, 2015-6pm CDT May 31, 2015
 
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