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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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Current conditions at

Augusta, Bush Field (KAGS)

Lat: 33.36°NLon: 81.96°WElev: 144ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Aug 10:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Aiken SC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light east wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. East wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. 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

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light east wind.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 5 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. East wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Aiken SC
 33.54°N 81.73°W (Elev. 492 ft)
10:48 pm EDT Aug 28, 2015
11pm EDT Aug 28, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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