Dangerous Heat and Humidity Over The East

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over much of the east over the next couple of days. Afternoon high temperatures are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. The dangerous heat wave will impact major I-95 cities from North Carolina to New York. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mountain Home, Baxter County Regional Airport (KBPK)

Lat: 36.37°NLon: 92.47°WElev: 925ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 25 Jul 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Optimus AR

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm. 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 92. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. 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. Cloudy, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Optimus AR
 36.03°N 92.12°W
10:35 am CDT Jul 25, 2016
11am CDT Jul 25, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 31, 2016
 
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