Major Heat Wave Expected for Two-Thirds of the U.S.

A dangerous and widespread summer heat wave is expected through this upcoming weekend across much of the Central and Eastern U.S. A large dome of high pressure will allow high temperatures to surge into the 90s and 100s in many locations, while heat indices will top 100 and approach 110 degrees or higher. There also will be no relief at night, as low temperatures remain in the upper 70s and 80s. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Decatur, Pryor Field (KDCU)

Lat: 34.66°NLon: 86.94°WElev: 591ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

74°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 17 Jul 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Hillsboro AL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Hillsboro AL
 34.7°N 87.17°W (Elev. 600 ft)
6:14 am CDT Jul 17, 2019
10am CDT Jul 17, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 23, 2019
 
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