Dangerous Heat Building in the West; Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest

A long duration heat wave will build across the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest. Dangerous heat is also forecast for the Great Basin and South Plains. Severe storms in the Upper Midwest may have locally heavy rain, damaging winds, and very large hail. Heavy rain and flooding will also be possible in the Deep South and Appalachians. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cartersville Airport (KVPC)

Lat: 34.12°NLon: 84.85°WElev: 764ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 7:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cartersville GA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 8am. High near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Sunny, with a high near 91. Light northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 91.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Sunny, with a high near 91. Light northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Cartersville GA
 34.17°N 84.8°W (Elev. 784 ft)
6:11 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
7am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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