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

Thomaston, Thomaston-Upson County Airport (KOPN)

Lat: 32.96°NLon: 84.26°WElev: 797ft.

Fair

88°F

31°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 29 Apr 5:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SSW Jackson GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SSW Jackson GA
 33.19°N 84.02°W (Elev. 591 ft)
5:00 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
6pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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