Winter Storm to Bring Harzardous Travel from the Plains to the Northeast through this Weekend

A sprawling winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeastern U.S. through this weekend. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are forecast over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and the interior Northeast and northern New England. Freezing rain is expected from the southern Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley, and the Mid Atlantic region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 436ft.

Light Rain

41°F

5°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 17 Jan 6:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Magazine AR

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight.  Temperature rising to around 51 by 3am. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 45. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Temperature rising to around 51 by 3am. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 45. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 7am, then a slight chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Magazine AR
 35.15°N 93.82°W (Elev. 466 ft)
7:35 pm CST Jan 17, 2020
7pm CST Jan 17, 2020-6pm CST Jan 24, 2020
 
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