Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Current conditions at

West Memphis, West Memphis Municipal Airport (KAWM)

Lat: 35.13°NLon: 90.23°WElev: 213ft.

Overcast

68°F

20°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Forrest City AR

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers after 3am.  Low around 66. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers after 3am. Low around 66. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Forrest City AR
 35.01°N 90.77°W (Elev. 338 ft)
8:36 pm CDT May 17, 2021
9pm CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 24, 2021
 
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