Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Thomaston, Thomaston-Upson County Airport (KOPN)

Lat: 32.96°NLon: 84.26°WElev: 797ft.

Mostly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed W 13 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 28 Jul 1:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SSW Jackson GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 99. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 98. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. West wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 99. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 98. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. West wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
8 Miles SSW Jackson GA
 33.19°N 84.02°W (Elev. 591 ft)
1:45 pm EDT Jul 28, 2016
2pm EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database