Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Critical fire weather threats continue across portions of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fulton County Airport-Brown Field (KFTY)

Lat: 33.78°NLon: 84.52°WElev: 804ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 10 Aug 11:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Atlanta GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 97. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  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

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 97. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Atlanta GA
 33.75°N 84.38°W (Elev. 1001 ft)
10:51 am EDT Aug 10, 2020
12pm EDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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