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Flash flooding possible across southern Plains through early Thursday

A wet weather system continues across the southern U.S., with abundant moisture bringing heavy rain and a risk of flash flooding to parts of the southern Plains through early Thursday. The heaviest rain will fall across Oklahoma into western Arkansas. The flash flood threat should diminish later Thursday, as the system weakens over Texas.
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Current Conditions

Athens County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Areas of fog this morning. Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds around 5 mph...becoming northeast after midnight.
  • Friday Mostly sunny. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Saturday Partly sunny with a chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 5 mph...becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
  • Sunday Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
  • Sunday Night Through Wednesday Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.