Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Walnut Ridge Regional Airport (KARG)

Lat: 36.13°NLon: 90.92°WElev: 266ft.

Freezing Fog

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.28 in (1025.8 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 16 Jan 7:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Wirth AR

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. South southeast wind around 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain.  Low around 41. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Periods of rain before 7am, then periods of rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 2pm, then periods of rain after 2pm.  Temperature rising to near 50 by 10am, then falling to around 37 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Windy, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Windy. Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Sunny

    High: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 42. South southeast wind around 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 41. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Periods of rain before 7am, then periods of rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 2pm, then periods of rain after 2pm. Temperature rising to near 50 by 10am, then falling to around 37 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Windy, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 36.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Wirth AR
 36.49°N 91.41°W
7:35 am CST Jan 16, 2019
8am CST Jan 16, 2019-6pm CST Jan 22, 2019
 
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