Fort Smith, AR

9:38 AM CDT on April 26, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Riley Farms | | Change Station

Elev 584 ft 35.28 °N, 94.37 °W | Updated 32 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
60.8 °F
Feels Like 60.8 °F
N
0.9
Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 5.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.51 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6500 ft
Overcast 9000 ft
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 0.95 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:31 AM 7:59 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
SPECI KFSM 261432Z 18007KT 4SM -TSRA BR SCT004 BKN065 OVC090 17/16 A2951 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS PRESRR P0005 T01720156
Pressure 29.51 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6500 ft
Overcast 9000 ft
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 0.95 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:31 AM 7:59 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
SPECI KFSM 261432Z 18007KT 4SM -TSRA BR SCT004 BKN065 OVC090 17/16 A2951 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS PRESRR P0005 T01720156

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Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 9:24 AM CDT Apr. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 161 remains in effect until 100 PM CDT
for the following locations


AR
. Arkansas counties included are

Baxter Boone Carroll
Conway Crawford Franklin
Garland Hempstead Howard
Johnson Little River Logan
Madison Marion Miller
Montgomery Newton Perry
Pike Polk Pope
Scott Searcy Sebastian
Sevier stone Van Buren
Yell




Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 7:51 AM CDT Apr. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
southwestern Franklin County in west central Arkansas...
Sebastian County in west central Arkansas...
southern Crawford County in northwestern Arkansas...
southeastern Haskell County in southeastern Oklahoma...
Pushmataha County in southeastern Oklahoma...
eastern Sequoyah County in east central Oklahoma...
eastern Latimer County in southeastern Oklahoma...
Choctaw County in southeastern Oklahoma...
Le Flore County in southeastern Oklahoma...

* until 1045 am CDT

* at 750 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
the advisory area. Around an inch of has fallen with some local
amounts over 2 inches.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Fort Smith... Van Buren...
Poteau... Hugo...
Charleston... Cedarville...
Natural Dam... Greenwood...
Alma... Barling...
Pocola... Muldrow...
Heavener... Roland...
Lavaca... Spiro...
Arkoma... Mulberry...
Panama... Mansfield...

Additional rainfall of 2 to 3 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain may result in minor flooding.

This includes the following highways,
Interstate 40 in Arkansas between mile markers 0 and 18.
Interstate 40 in Oklahoma between mile markers 313 and 328.
Interstate 540 between mile markers 1 and 14.
Interstate 49 between mile markers 22 and 25.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3388 9554 3394 9560 3388 9584 3564 9454
      3564 9447 3570 9448 3540 9390 3514 9404
      3514 9414 3510 9414 3506 9425 3497 9423
      3493 9445 3451 9447 3450 9505 3425 9505
      3424 9515 3394 9516 3396 9523 3387 9529



352 am CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 1 PM CDT this
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma... including the following
counties... in Arkansas... Benton... Carroll... Crawford...
Franklin... Madison... Sebastian and Washington AR. In
Oklahoma... Adair... Cherokee... Delaware... Haskell... Latimer...
Le Flore... McIntosh... Muskogee... Okfuskee... Okmulgee...
Pittsburg... Sequoyah and Wagoner.

* Until 1 PM CDT this afternoon

* additional thunderstorms have started to develop over portions of
eastern Oklahoma this morning with storms continuing over west-central
Arkansas. Storms are expected to persist this morning across the
watch area before ending around noon. 1 to 2 inches of rain has
already fallen with an additional 1 to 2 inches possible in some areas.
This could lead to localized flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is
possible within the watch area.

Remember, most flood related deaths occur in automobiles and
flooding is the leading cause of weather related deaths.