Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 2 May 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles W Lula GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles W Lula GA
 34.39°N 83.74°W (Elev. 1070 ft)
2:15 pm EDT May 2, 2016
6pm EDT May 2, 2016-6pm EDT May 9, 2016
 
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