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Heavy rain possible across parts of Midwest

A storm system moving across the central U.S. will bring showers and thunderstorms to parts of the Midwest on Friday, with the possibility of heavy rain and flash flooding for some locations. Remember, it takes just 12 inches of rushing water to carry away a small car. If you see a flooded roadway, Turn Around Don't Drown.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Georgetown County Airport (KGGE)

Lat: 33.31°NLon: 79.32°WElev: 39ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 28 Aug 5:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Georgetown SC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  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: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth 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 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. 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 72. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Georgetown SC
 33.37°N 79.3°W (Elev. 3 ft)
3:27 pm EDT Aug 28, 2015
6pm EDT Aug 28, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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