Fire Weather Threats for the Inter-Mountain West; Storm Potential Plains and Mid-Atlantic

Frontal systems moving into the northwestern states will bring gusty winds and critical fire weather threats through the weekend for portions of the Great Basin and North/Central Rockies. As these frontal systems reach the Plains, they will interact with deep moisture to produce strong to severe storms with damaging winds and heavy rain. A front in the Mid-Atlantic could also produce storms today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin County Airport (K18A)

Lat: 34.34°NLon: 83.13°WElev: 890ft.

Light Drizzle

79°F

26°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 23 Aug 3:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Ashland GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then rain likely, mainly between 1am and 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. East northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. East wind around 8 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely before 10am, then showers likely after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of rain between 1am and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers between 11am and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then rain likely, mainly between 1am and 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 67. East northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 77. East wind around 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
Rain likely before 10am, then showers likely after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of rain between 1am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between 11am and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Ashland GA
 34.32°N 83.37°W (Elev. 758 ft)
3:25 pm EDT Aug 23, 2019
4pm EDT Aug 23, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 30, 2019
 
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