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Winter Storm to bring snow, ice, and dangerous travel to New England, Inclement weather expected over the western U.S.

A winter storm will bring a hazardous combination of snow and ice across much of northern New England through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are likely. The combination of rain and snow melt will also cause ice jam flooding concerns over portions of the Northeast over the next few days. Over the western U.S.,a series of storm systems will bring heavy mountain snow, rain, and strong winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mountain Home, Baxter County Regional Airport (KBPK)

Lat: 36.37°NLon: 92.47°WElev: 925ft.

Fair

43°F

6°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 23 Jan 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Optimus AR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 47. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 53. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 31. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 58. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 47. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 53. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 31. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 58. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Optimus AR
 36.03°N 92.12°W
1:35 pm CST Jan 23, 2018
3pm CST Jan 23, 2018-6pm CST Jan 29, 2018
 
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