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Tropics remain active

The National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for Erica as yet another tropical system, Fred, forms in the eastern Atlantic. Remnants of Erika could still produce heavy rainfall and gusty winds across southern and central Florida on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for two hurricanes, Jimena and Ignacio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Canton, Cherokee County Airport (KCNI)

Lat: 34.31°NLon: 84.42°WElev: 1220ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Aug 1:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Canton GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 3am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am.  Low around 66. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 3am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am. Low around 66. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Canton GA
 34.26°N 84.49°W
1:01 pm EDT Aug 30, 2015
2pm EDT Aug 30, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 5, 2015
 
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