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Heat Wave in Central U.S.

Dangerous heat will continue in the Nation's mid-section on Tuesday. Combined with high humidity, this will lead to Heat Index temperatures ranging from 100 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit across parts of the Plains and mid-South. Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect. If you must be outside, slow down and drink plenty of water.
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Current conditions at

Cartersville, Cartersville Airport (KVPC)

Lat: 34.13°NLon: 84.85°WElev: 764ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 28 Jul 8:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNE Emerson GA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNE Emerson GA
 34.18°N 84.72°W
7:15 am EDT Jul 28, 2015
9am EDT Jul 28, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2015
 
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