Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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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 46%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 27 Jun 2:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SSW Jackson GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 98. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 98. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SSW Jackson GA
 33.19°N 84.02°W (Elev. 591 ft)
2:15 pm EDT Jun 27, 2016
2pm EDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 3, 2016
 
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