Severe Storms in Upper Midwest and Across the East; Record Breaking Heat Continues

Scattered severe thunderstorms are likely Thursday afternoon into Thursday night across portions of the Upper Midwest and from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the Carolinas. Early season heat with likely record high temperatures will persist across the Southern tier of the U.S. today and will extend into the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast on Friday and Saturday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 436ft.

Light Rain

72°F

22°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1007.4 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Smith Regional Airport AR

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 91. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 91. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 76. East wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Smith Regional Airport AR
 35.34°N 94.37°W
6:55 am CDT May 19, 2022
8am CDT May 19, 2022-6pm CDT May 25, 2022
 
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