Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

Fair

92°F

33°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 12 Aug 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Buford GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

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

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 84. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 84. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Buford GA
 34.11°N 83.99°W (Elev. 1102 ft)
2:12 pm EDT Aug 12, 2020
4pm EDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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