x
Breaking News
More () »

Fort Smith/Fayetteville News | 5newsonline KFSM 5NEWS | Get the local news and weather where you live from 5NEWS. Covering Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Bentonville, and all of Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley.

WATCH: Dangerous Heat Wave Continues

Dangerous heat persists for the rest of the weekend and into the week ahead. TRIPLE DIGIT HEAT INDICES Excessive heat warnings are in effect from 1PM and 8PM to...
HEAT ADVISORY

Dangerous heat persists for the rest of the weekend and into the week ahead.

TRIPLE DIGIT HEAT INDICES

Excessive heat warnings are in effect from 1PM and 8PM today. Heat index values can reach 110 to 115 degrees. This includes parts of the River Valley and Eastern Oklahoma. Everyone else is under a heat advisory, where feel-like temperatures will be 105 to 110 degrees.

WATCH: Dangerous Heat Wave Continues

With very humid air, heat indices in Northwest Arkansas will hover around the century mark today and tomorrow.

WATCH: Dangerous Heat Wave Continues

Very dangerous heat is in the forecast for the River Valley until Tuesday.

WATCH: Dangerous Heat Wave Continues

RELIEF ON THE WAY?

Abnormally humid air will be stagnant on Sunday. The dewpoints begin to drop for Monday and Tuesday, with much drier air for Wednesday.

WATCH: Dangerous Heat Wave Continues

Due to the weather pattern, a stray shower is possible from the northwest today. The chance is 10-20% across the area throughout the day. However, any rain likely won't cool you down.

WATCH: Dangerous Heat Wave Continues

Stay hydrated, apply sunscreen, and check on others in this heat.

-Sabrina