Hot temperatures in the Southwest U.S.

Heat is building once again into the Southwest. Temperatures over 100 degrees can be expected in the Desert Southwest through most of this week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West on Tuesday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

Light Rain

71°F

22°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 27 Jun 10:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Helen GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Independence Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Helen GA
 34.7°N 83.71°W (Elev. 1693 ft)
9:31 pm EDT Jun 27, 2016
11pm EDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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