Widespread Heat This Week; Monsoon Rain Lingers

Widespread heat concerns are expected through at least midweek as high pressure covers a large portion of the U.S., especially the Central half. Excessive heat warnings and watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the northern Plains to the northwestern Gulf Coast and in parts of the West. Flood watches continue in parts of the Southwest due to the heavy monsoon rain threat. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 436ft.

Fair

93°F

34°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index105°F (41°C)
Last update 26 Jul 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Branch AR

Heat Advisory until July 26, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 26, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Mon

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 110. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 97 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 99. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 99 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 110. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 99. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Branch AR
 35.29°N 93.95°W
12:56 pm CDT Jul 26, 2021
1pm CDT Jul 26, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 1, 2021
 
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