Isolated Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Potential in the Central U.S.

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of the southern and central Plains today through Saturday. Large hail and severe wind gusts are the main threats. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into early next week. New and renewed river rises are possible across portions of eastern Texas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 436ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1026.3 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 May 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston AR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming east.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming east.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston AR
 35.29°N 94.04°W
1:55 pm CDT May 13, 2021
2pm CDT May 13, 2021-6pm CDT May 19, 2021
 
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