Powerful Storm To Produce Widespread Hazards This Weekend

A powerful storm will track from the central Plains to the Great Lakes this weekend. This large system will produce several hazards across the Eastern two-thirds of the country; severe storms w/ damaging winds and tornadoes in the TN and Lower MS Valleys, rain and continued flood threat for the OH and TN Valleys and heavy snow w/ blizzard conditions from the central Plains to Upper MS Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Athens, Athens Airport (KAHN)

Lat: 33.95°NLon: 83.33°WElev: 807ft.

Fog/Mist

49°F

9°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.3 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 23 Feb 1:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Franklin Springs GA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Patchy dense fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 46. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Dense
    Fog

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Patchy dense fog after 11pm. Low around 49. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Dense
    Fog

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a slight chance of showers between 9am and 10am.  Patchy dense fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Dense
    Fog then
    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 38. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of light rain.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Slight Chance
    Light Rain

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Patchy dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 46. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Patchy dense fog after 11pm. Low around 49. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a slight chance of showers between 9am and 10am. Patchy dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 38. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of light rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of light rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Franklin Springs GA
 34.22°N 83.18°W (Elev. 764 ft)
12:31 am EST Feb 23, 2019
2am EST Feb 23, 2019-6pm EST Mar 1, 2019
 
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