Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Southern U.S.

A potent storm system will roll across the Southern tier of the U.S. over the next two days. As a result, severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible from the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast. Also, heavy rain from these thunderstorms may cause some flood concerns, especially in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Baxter County Airport (KBPK)

Lat: 36.37°NLon: 92.47°WElev: 925ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 22 Apr 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Salem AR

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 51. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely before 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 72. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 49. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 51. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 72. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 49. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Salem AR
 36.36°N 91.83°W (Elev. 699 ft)
9:35 pm CDT Apr 22, 2021
10pm CDT Apr 22, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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