Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Blairsville Airport (KDZJ)

Lat: 34.85°NLon: 84°WElev: 1909ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 20 Aug 6:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blue Ridge GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Blue Ridge GA
 34.86°N 84.33°W (Elev. 1719 ft)
2:31 pm EDT Aug 20, 2018
6pm EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2018
 
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