Heavy Rainfall And Significant Flooding Possible Over Portions Of The Southern Plains

A series of slow moving storm systems will continue to bring the threat for very heavy rainfall on top of saturated ground over much of central and southern Texas this week. The potential exists for significant flash and river flooding through the end of the week and possibly into the upcoming weekend.
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Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 31 May 9:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Helen GASimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Helen GASimilar City Names
 34.7°N 83.71°W (Elev. 1693 ft)
9:45 pm EDT May 31, 2016
10pm EDT May 31, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 7, 2016
 
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