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Severe Thunderstorm Threats and Areas of Heavy Rain This Week

A weather system producing areas of heavy rain will slowly move northeast along the east coast into mid-week. Meanwhile, a new weather system may produce severe thunderstorms potentially containing large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes in the Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain and flash flooding may also develop Wednesday for the Mississippi Valley and Upper Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mountain Home, Baxter County Regional Airport (KBPK)

Lat: 36.37°NLon: 92.47°WElev: 925ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed S 16 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.57 in (1000.6 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Apr 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Optimus AR

Lake Wind Advisory until April 25, 07:00pm
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Lake Wind Advisory
  •  
    Lake Wind Advisory until April 25, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Tue

    Lake Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Optimus AR
 36.03°N 92.12°W
11:35 am CDT Apr 25, 2017
12pm CDT Apr 25, 2017-6pm CDT May 1, 2017
 
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