Fort Smith, AR (72901)

6:50 PM CDT on March 24, 2017 (GMT -0500)
LCEM - Arkoma Elem. School | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Special Statement

Elev 597 ft 35.35 °N, 94.44 °W | Updated 2 seconds ago

Heavy Thunderstorms and Rain
Heavy Thunderstorm Rain Mist
59.2 °F
Feels Like 59.2 °F
N
2.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNE
Gusts 18.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.78 in
Visibility 0.8 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 700 ft
Overcast 1500 ft
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 1.86 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:15 AM 7:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 12% visible
SPECI KFSM 242347Z 21013G31KT 3/4SM R25/2600VP6000FT +TSRA BR SCT007 OVC015 17/15 A2978 RMK AO2 PK WND 24031/2342 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSB34 P0082
Pressure 29.78 in
Visibility 0.8 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 700 ft
Overcast 1500 ft
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 1.86 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:15 AM 7:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 12% visible
SPECI KFSM 242347Z 21013G31KT 3/4SM R25/2600VP6000FT +TSRA BR SCT007 OVC015 17/15 A2978 RMK AO2 PK WND 24031/2342 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSB34 P0082

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Special Statement
Issued: 6:29 PM CDT Mar. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for Franklin... Sebastian... central
Crawford and southeastern Le Flore counties until 715 PM CDT...

At 629 PM CDT, strong thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 2 miles southwest of Mountainburg to 4 miles south of
Big Cedar. Movement was northeast at 25 mph.

Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations in or near the path include...
Fort Smith... Van Buren...
Ozark... Charleston...
Mountainburg... Greenwood...
Alma... Barling...
Lavaca... Mulberry...
Mansfield... Dyer...
Hackett... Altus...
Hartford... Huntington...
branch... Midland...
Denning... Rudy...

This includes the following highways,
Interstate 40 in Arkansas between mile markers 7 and 40.
Interstate 540 near mile marker 2.
Interstate 49 between mile markers 22 and 31.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 3538 9376 3542 9380 3531 9381 3532 9392
      3523 9392 3523 9403 3514 9403 3514 9414
      3510 9414 3506 9425 3506 9423 3497 9424
      3496 9437 3493 9445 3458 9446 3456 9468
      3563 9424 3576 9371
time... Mot... loc 2329z 238deg 20kt 3561 9420 3458 9464