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

Chattanooga, Lovell Field (KCHA)

Lat: 35.03°NLon: 85.2°WElev: 679ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 24 Jul 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Oglethorpe GA

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Oglethorpe GA
 34.92°N 85.26°W (Elev. 732 ft)
7:30 am EDT Jul 24, 2016
10am EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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