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Heavy Rain, Local Flooding Along the Central Gulf Coast

A slow moving front will provide the focus for heavy rain and local flooding from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama coasts today. The front will shift to the Florida Panhandle and Southeast Tuesday. Severe storms are possible in west Texas, while record warm temperatures spread across the west. Read More >

Current conditions at

Auburn-Opelika Airport (KAUO)

Lat: 32.62°NLon: 85.43°WElev: 774ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 22 May 9:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Opelika AL

Flash Flood Watch May 22, 01:00pm until May 23, 10:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 65. North wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 65. North wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Opelika AL
 32.66°N 85.37°W
9:34 am CDT May 22, 2017
10am CDT May 22, 2017-6pm CDT May 28, 2017
 
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