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A stormy Friday expected for parts of the central and southern U.S.

Heavy rain, flash flooding and thunderstorms are expected on Friday, from the Southern Plains to the Tennessee Valley. Some of the storms may become severe in the afternoon and evening, especially in the ArkLaTex region and parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Primary hazards will be isolated damaging winds gusts and hail. The Central High Plains and the Carolinas could also see strong storms.
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Current conditions at

Athens, Athens Airport (KAHN)

Lat: 33.95°NLon: 83.33°WElev: 807ft.

A Few Clouds

72°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Jul 12:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Athens GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 80. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Independence Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Athens GA
 33.96°N 83.4°W
11:31 am EDT Jul 3, 2015
2pm EDT Jul 3, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 9, 2015
 
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