Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast will launch March 7, 2017.
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mountain Home, Baxter County Regional Airport (KBPK)

Lat: 36.37°NLon: 92.47°WElev: 925ft.

Fog

42°F

6°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 29.63 in (1003.4 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 20 Jan 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Optimus AR

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Friday
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Optimus AR
 36.03°N 92.12°W
2:35 am CST Jan 20, 2017
3am CST Jan 20, 2017-6pm CST Jan 26, 2017
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database