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Isolated Severe Thunderstorms Will Continue

Isolated severe thunderstorms will continue from Minnesota to southwestern Kansas and vicinity. Within that swath, the most probable area for greater concentrations of severe weather is from eastern Nebraska across parts of Iowa. A marginal risk for severe thunderstorms also exists over eastern New England.
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Current conditions at

Macon, Middle Georgia Regional Airport (KMCN)

Lat: 32.69°NLon: 83.65°WElev: 351ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 29 Jul 4:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Macon GA

Heat Advisory July 29, 01:00 PM until Wednesday 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. East wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Areas of fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. East wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
Macon GA
 32.84°N 83.65°W
4:30 am EDT Jul 29, 2015
5am EDT Jul 29, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2015
 
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