Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Russelville Municipal Airport (KRUE)

Lat: 35.26°NLon: 93.09°WElev: 374ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Atkins ARSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Atkins ARSimilar City Names
 35.23°N 92.94°W (Elev. 397 ft)
9:35 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
10am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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