Widespread, Significant Severe Storms; Blistering Heat; Persistent Monsoon and Fire Weather Threats

A swath of severe weather is forecast from the Middle South to the Great Lakes. Very large hail, significant damaging winds, and tornadoes will be possible; especially; from northwestern Tennessee to southwestern Ohio. The south-central U.S. remains excessively hot, with Heat Indices over 110 degrees. Monsoon moisture continues threats of local flash floods, and dry thunderstorms in the west. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 436ft.

Fair

100°F

38°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index107°F (42°C)
Last update 20 Jul 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Smith AR

Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 09:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
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    Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Fri

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. Heat index values as high as 111. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest.

    Hot

    High: 105 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 104. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 98. Light north wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 98 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. Heat index values as high as 111. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 104. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 98. Light north wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 94. North wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 95. East wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 95. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Smith AR
 35.36°N 94.39°W
11:57 am CDT Jul 20, 2018
1pm CDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 26, 2018
 
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