Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Atlanta, Fulton County Airport-Brown Field (KFTY)

Lat: 33.78°NLon: 84.52°WElev: 840ft.

Fair

30°C

86°F

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed N 6 km/h
Barometer 1013.8 mb (29.97 in)
Dewpoint 9°C (49°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index29°C (84°F)
Last update 29 Apr 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Atlanta GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 31. West wind around 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 31. West wind around 10 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Atlanta GA
 33.76°N 84.43°W (Elev. 287 m)
2:30 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
3pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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