Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Athens, Athens Airport (KAHN)

Lat: 33.95°NLon: 83.33°WElev: 807ft.

Mostly Cloudy

98°F

37°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index106°F (41°C)
Last update 24 Jul 1:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Athens GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    High: 97 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Areas of fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Areas of fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
Athens GA
 33.96°N 83.4°W (Elev. 801 ft)
1:02 pm EDT Jul 24, 2016
2pm EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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