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Tropics Continue Active

The tropics continue active this weekend, with Tropical Storm Erika moving west-northwestward near Cuba, and three named storms in the Pacific: Ignacio, Jimena, and Kilo. Interests in an near Florida should monitor Erika, and interests in and near the main Hawaiian Islands should monitor Ignacio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Georgetown County Airport (KGGE)

Lat: 33.31°NLon: 79.32°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Aug 8:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

12 Miles WSW Georgetown SC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
12 Miles WSW Georgetown SC
 33.29°N 79.48°W (Elev. 20 ft)
7:39 am EDT Aug 29, 2015
8am EDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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