National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Severe weather possible for parts of Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Thursday afternoon and evening. Scattered strong to severe storms are expected to develop from southern Mo. across Ark. and into northern La. during the afternoon hours before spreading eastward into western portions Tenn. and Ky., northwest Miss. and southern Ill. during the evening. The main threat will be damaging winds.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Athens County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Today Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds around 5 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy in the evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight. Not as cool with lows in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Friday Cloudy with showers likely in the morning...then partly sunny with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
  • Sunday And Sunday Night Mostly cloudy. Highs around 70. Lows in the lower 40s.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
  • Monday Night And Tuesday Showers likely. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Tuesday Night And Wednesday Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 60.