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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 21 Aug 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Flowery Branch GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Flowery Branch GA
 34.22°N 83.95°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
1:01 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
2pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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