Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West

Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

West Memphis, West Memphis Municipal Airport (KAWM)

Lat: 35.13°NLon: 90.23°WElev: 213ft.

A Few Clouds

30°C

86°F

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SW 6 km/h
Barometer 1013.4 mb (29.94 in)
Dewpoint 24°C (76°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index36°C (96°F)
Last update 18 Aug 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Forrest City AR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind around 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South southeast wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind around 10 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind around 10 km/h.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South southeast wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind around 10 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Forrest City AR
 35.01°N 90.77°W (Elev. 103 m)
12:29 pm CDT Aug 18, 2018
3pm CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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