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

Kennett - Kennett Memorial Airport (KTKX)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 90.04°WElev: 240ft.

Mostly Cloudy

24°C

75°F

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SE 24 km/h
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 18°C (64°F)
Visibility 11 km
Last update 17 May 3:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Piggott AR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 22. South southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 22 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Low around 18. South southeast wind around 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southeast wind around 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 18 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 28 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southeast wind around 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 22. South southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Low around 18. South southeast wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southeast wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southeast wind around 15 km/h.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Piggott AR
 36.39°N 90.19°W (Elev. 90 m)
3:18 pm CDT May 17, 2021
3pm CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 23, 2021
 
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