Preview of NWS' New Point Forecast Icons
Effective July 7, 2015, NWS will implement changes to the icons depicted on all of its Point Forecast pages. Highlights will include new icons with increased clarity, 6-hour increments for rapidly changing weather and new color blocks to highlight forecast hazards.

You may preview these updates in real time for this location. View additional details, and send any comments to icons@noaa.gov.

Please note the preview site is not operational, so performance may be slow during periods of peak access.

Severe weather possible for parts of eastern, north-central and southwestern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon across a large portion of the eastern U.S. from the Mid-Atlantic & Ohio Valley into the Deep South. Severe thunderstorms are also possible across parts of the northern Plains & southern Ariz. Damaging wind gusts & large hail will be the main threats with severe thunderstorms that develop in these areas.
Read More...

Current conditions at

Blakely, Early County Airport (KBIJ)

Lat: 31.4°NLon: 84.9°WElev: 213ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

28°C

82°F

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 13 km/h
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 24°C (75°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index32°C (89°F)
Last update 30 Jun 3:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Gaines GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 33 °C

  • Tonight

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 33 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 34 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 23 °C

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 33 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 33 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and frequent lightning. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. West southwest wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Independence Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
  Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Fort Gaines GA
 31.62°N 85.06°W (Elev. 50 m)
3:32 pm EDT Jun 30, 2015
5pm EDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 6, 2015
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Graph

National Digital Forecast Database