Flash Flood Concerns in Mid-Atlantic, Severe Weather Threats in Upper Midwest, and Fire Weather in the West

Once again, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flash flooding across the Mid-Atlantic region today. Flash flood watches are in effect, which includes the Philadelphia and Washington D.C. metro areas. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are possible from North Dakota into Minnesota. Finally, red flag warnings are in effect across several states in the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 436ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 7 Aug 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Van Buren AR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 104. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 96. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 104. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 96. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Van Buren AR
 35.45°N 94.37°W
1:55 pm CDT Aug 7, 2020
2pm CDT Aug 7, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 13, 2020
 
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