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Above-normal temperatures continue across much of U.S.

Temperatures will once again be above-normal, in some cases by as much as 15-20 degrees, across much of the contiguous U.S. on Wednesday. Afternoon highs are forecast to reach into the mid to upper 90s across the Great Plains, as well as parts of the southern U.S. and mid-Atlantic. Take precautions if you plan to spend extended time outside.
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Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.14 in (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 2 Sep 12:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles W Lula GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °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 82.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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 82.
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 82.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles W Lula GA
 34.39°N 83.74°W
8:45 am EDT Sep 2, 2015
12pm EDT Sep 2, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 8, 2015
 
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