Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 436ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 17 Jan 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Smith ARSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then periods of rain after midnight.  Low around 39. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely before noon, then a chance of rain and snow between noon and 3pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 32 by 5pm. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 50. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then periods of rain after midnight. Low around 39. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Rain likely before noon, then a chance of rain and snow between noon and 3pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 32 by 5pm. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 50. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southwest wind around 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Smith ARSimilar City Names
 35.36°N 94.39°W
1:02 pm CST Jan 17, 2019
1pm CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 23, 2019
 
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