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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Decatur, Pryor Field (KDCU)

Lat: 34.66°NLon: 86.94°WElev: 591ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 29 Apr 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Athens AL

Wind Advisory April 30, 10:00am until April 30, 10:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Breezy.
    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 51.

    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Athens AL
 34.8°N 86.89°W (Elev. 689 ft)
4:50 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
5pm CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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