Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Athens, Athens Airport (KAHN)

Lat: 33.95°NLon: 83.33°WElev: 807ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 26 May 4:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Athens GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Athens GA
 33.96°N 83.4°W (Elev. 801 ft)
3:31 pm EDT May 26, 2016
5pm EDT May 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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