Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Atlanta, De Kalb-Peachtree Airport (KPDK)

Lat: 33.88°NLon: 84.3°WElev: 1001ft.

Light Rain

74°F

23°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed E 7 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Alpharetta GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Alpharetta GA
 34.06°N 84.27°W (Elev. 1001 ft)
4:00 pm EDT Apr 30, 2016
5pm EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 7, 2016
 
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