Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 24 May 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Helen GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Helen GA
 34.7°N 83.71°W (Elev. 1693 ft)
2:45 pm EDT May 24, 2016
4pm EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 31, 2016
 
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