A Large and Slow-Moving Storm System with Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain

A large storm system will slowly track from the south-central U.S. into the East the rest of the week with strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding. Today's threat for severe storms is across Texas toward the Arklatex and heavy rain with flooding from the south-central Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also, critical fire weather threats are present again in New Mexico. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

West Memphis, West Memphis Municipal Airport (KAWM)

Lat: 35.13°NLon: 90.23°WElev: 213ft.

Overcast

19°C

67°F

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed E 17 km/h
Barometer 1015.4 mb (29.99 in)
Dewpoint 16°C (61°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 24 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Forrest City AR

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 27. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 4am and 5am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5am.  Low around 20. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 8am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  High near 26. South wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers

    High: 26 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Low around 17. South wind around 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. South southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 27.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 27. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 4am and 5am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5am. Low around 20. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 8am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. High near 26. South wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Low around 17. South wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. South southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 30.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Forrest City AR
 35.01°N 90.77°W (Elev. 103 m)
6:45 am CDT May 24, 2022
8am CDT May 24, 2022-6pm CDT May 30, 2022
 
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