Multi-Day Heavy Rain in the Mid-South; Strong Winds and Lingering Snow in the West

Several bands of heavy rain may cause flash flooding in the Mid-South. A potent storm will bring strong winds and critical fire weather threats into the Southwest, and damaging Santa Ana winds to southern California. Heavy mountain snow will linger across the North and Central Rockies and Inter-Mountain West. A Wintery mix is also possible in the Appalachians and portions of the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 436ft.

Fog

42°F

6°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Last update 27 Feb 3:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Van Buren AR

Dense Fog Advisory until February 27, 10:00am
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Dense Fog Advisory
  •  
    Dense Fog Advisory until February 27, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sat

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of dense fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 45. East wind around 5 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Areas of dense fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Low around 55. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. East wind around 10 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 45. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Areas of dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Low around 55. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. East wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Van Buren AR
 35.45°N 94.37°W
3:55 am CST Feb 27, 2021
4am CST Feb 27, 2021-6pm CST Mar 5, 2021
 
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