Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Canton, Cherokee County Airport (KCNI)

Lat: 34.31°NLon: 84.42°WElev: 1220ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 10%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 29 Apr 2:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Canton GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Canton GA
 34.26°N 84.49°W (Elev. 1007 ft)
2:15 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
2pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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