On-and-off showers are likely throughout the daylight hours of Tuesday. We’ll trend a lot drier tonight with only a few sprinkles expected. Rainfall totals today will mostly range from 0.5″ to 1.5″. Another round of precipitation will move in Wednesday. A cold rain or wintry mix will set up for the majority of the day with snow flurries possible by Wednesday night. A few degree difference in temperatures will change the rain-snow line dramatically so forecast changes are expected. Details below:
Scattered showers are likely today, but the evening should overall be drier. Then a dose of some wintry weather may be possible for some of us in eastern Oklahoma and extreme northwestern Arkansas.
With northwest winds increasing, our temperatures will slowly drop throughout Tuesday, but staying above freezing.
Our next winter storm arrives Wednesday mid-morning. Temperatures will be close to freezing throughout the day which means a messy wintry mix may fall across portions of western Arkansas. Fort Smith and locations south and east will remain with a cold rain with temperatures in the low 40s.
Wednesday: 8AM - NOON
Wednesday: NOON - 7PM
Wednesday: 7PM - MIDNIGHT
Most of the accumulating snow will be farther to the west, but depending on how intense the flurries are in NWA, there could be up to a dusting in a few locations.