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

A storm system in the Ohio Valley will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains eastward through the Gulf Coast and Southeast on Thursday. Large hail and locally damaging winds will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Friday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Atlanta, De Kalb-Peachtree Airport (KPDK)

Lat: 33.88°NLon: 84.3°WElev: 1001ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 28 Apr 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Decatur GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Decatur GA
 33.77°N 84.29°W (Elev. 1060 ft)
3:30 pm EDT Apr 28, 2016
4pm EDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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