Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Threatens Flooding in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Strong Cold Front Presses Across the Northwest

A southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rain from the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday with a secondary heavy rain threat area from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Out West, a strong cold front will continue rain, mountain snow and gusty winds into Saturday morning. Another front will bring more unsettled weather to the region by Sunday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Athens, Athens Airport (KAHN)

Lat: 33.95°NLon: 83.33°WElev: 807ft.

Fog

47°F

8°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 15 Dec 5:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Athens GA

Dense Fog Advisory until December 15, 10:00am
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    Dense Fog Advisory until December 15, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sat

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A chance of rain before 7am, then areas of drizzle with a chance of rain between 7am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am.  Patchy dense fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Dense Fog

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 36.

    Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of rain before 7am, then areas of drizzle with a chance of rain between 7am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Patchy dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of rain before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
Athens GA
 33.96°N 83.4°W (Elev. 801 ft)
6:17 am EST Dec 15, 2018
6am EST Dec 15, 2018-6pm EST Dec 21, 2018
 
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