Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

West Memphis, West Memphis Municipal Airport (KAWM)

Lat: 35.13°NLon: 90.23°WElev: 213ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 18 May 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Forrest City AR

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Low around 63. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  High near 71. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Low around 63. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. High near 71. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Forrest City AR
 35.01°N 90.77°W (Elev. 338 ft)
3:45 pm CDT May 18, 2022
7pm CDT May 18, 2022-6pm CDT May 25, 2022
 
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