Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving system in the central U.S. will bring a renewed period of locally heavy rain this weekend across much of the Plains. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality for much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mena, Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport (KMEZ)

Lat: 34.55°NLon: 94.2°WElev: 1079ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 17 Aug 7:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mena AR

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Mena AR
 34.57°N 94.23°W
7:35 pm CDT Aug 17, 2018
7pm CDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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