Multi-Day Heavy Rain in the Mid-South; Strong Winds and Lingering Snow in the West

Several bands of heavy rain may cause flash flooding in the Mid-South. A potent storm will bring strong winds and critical fire weather threats into the Southwest, and damaging Santa Ana winds to southern California. Heavy mountain snow will linger across the North and Central Rockies and Inter-Mountain West. A Wintery mix is also possible in the Appalachians and portions of the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

West Memphis, West Memphis Municipal Airport (KAWM)

Lat: 35.13°NLon: 90.23°WElev: 213ft.

Mostly Cloudy

52°F

11°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Forrest City AR

Flood Watch February 28, 06:00am until March 1, 06:00am
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Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 61. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Cloudy then
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 67 by 5am. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Temperature rising to near 67 by 10am, then falling to around 61 during the remainder of the day. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely.  Low around 43. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 61. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 67 by 5am. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Temperature rising to near 67 by 10am, then falling to around 61 during the remainder of the day. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely. Low around 43. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Forrest City AR
 35.01°N 90.77°W (Elev. 338 ft)
6:07 am CST Feb 27, 2021
10am CST Feb 27, 2021-6pm CST Mar 5, 2021
 
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