Dangerous Ice Storm for Portions of the South

As arctic air continues to track across the Plains and Midwest as moisture is also returning across portions of the South. Periods of freezing rain and sleet will have significant impacts across Texas, mid-Mississippi Valley, Tennessee and Ohio Valley through the middle of this week. Meanwhile, dangerous cold temperatures will be felt across the Central and Northern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fort Smith Regional Airport (KFSM)

Lat: 35.33°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 436ft.

Overcast

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.38 in (1029.2 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 31 Jan 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Riverdale AR

Winter Weather Advisory until January 31, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 31, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Tue

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Sleet likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 3pm, then a chance of sleet.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Total daytime sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 31 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 50. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sleet likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 3pm, then a chance of sleet. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Total daytime sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 50. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50. South wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Riverdale AR
 35.45°N 94.06°W
4:45 am CST Jan 31, 2023
10am CST Jan 31, 2023-6pm CST Feb 6, 2023
 
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