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Severe storms possible in Plains, Mid-Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the Central Plains and Mid-Mississippi River Valley. Large hail and damaging wind will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 5 Aug 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Helen GA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W Helen GA
 34.71°N 83.79°W
5:30 am EDT Aug 5, 2015
6am EDT Aug 5, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 11, 2015
 
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