Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today. Some Storms May Bring Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 1 Jul 10:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Helen GASimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and 11am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Calm wind.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 9am and 11am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Independence Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Helen GASimilar City Names
 34.7°N 83.71°W (Elev. 1693 ft)
9:45 am EDT Jul 1, 2016
11am EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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