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Severe weather possible for parts of eastern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon & evening across parts of the Ohio Valley, Appalachians & eastern Great Lakes, from eastern Kentucky northeastward to central New York. The main threat will be strong, damaging wind gusts. Isolated strong to severe storms will also be possible across parts of the southern Plains & lower Miss. Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Athens County

Zone Forecast

  • This Afternoon Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Locally heavy rainfall possible in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 40 percent.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Light and variable winds...becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then mostly clear after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph in the evening... Becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds around 5 mph.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.
  • Friday Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Saturday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Sunday Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
  • Sunday Night And Monday Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.