Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

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Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
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Extended Forecast for

Helen GA

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Helen GA
 34.7°N 83.71°W (Elev. 1693 ft)
7:30 am EDT Jul 24, 2016
9am EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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