Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Atlanta, Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport (KATL)

Lat: 33.64°NLon: 84.43°WElev: 1027ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 14 Aug 10:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairburn GA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South 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

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South 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 then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. West 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.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  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. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts 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 92.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 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 likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South 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.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South 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.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. West 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.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts 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 92.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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:
Fairburn GA
 33.56°N 84.59°W (Elev. 1020 ft)
10:50 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
11am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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