Severe Thunderstorms in the Central U.S. Today; Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible today and Thursday across parts of the central Plains into the Upper Midwest and mid Mississippi Valley. Damaging winds, large hail and flooding should be the main threats. A record-breaking and dangerous heatwave is coming to the West. Dozens of daily high temperature records could be broken starting this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

West Memphis, West Memphis Municipal Airport (KAWM)

Lat: 35.13°NLon: 90.23°WElev: 213ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 23 Jun 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Forrest City AR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Forrest City AR
 35.01°N 90.77°W (Elev. 338 ft)
11:35 am CDT Jun 23, 2021
2pm CDT Jun 23, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 29, 2021
 
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