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Critical Fire Weather Conditions from Great Basin to Northern Rockies

Parts of the western U.S. will return to dry and windy conditions on Wednesday which will lead to the potential for rapid fire spread. There are numerous ongoing wildfires in this part of the country. Red Flag Warnings are in effect for portions of several states including California, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
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Current conditions at

Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County-Briscoe Field Airport (KLZU)

Lat: 33.98°NLon: 83.96°WElev: 1060ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Sep 8:45 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Porterdale GA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Labor Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Porterdale GA
 33.61°N 83.93°W
8:45 am EDT Sep 2, 2015
8am EDT Sep 2, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 8, 2015
 
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