Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin County Airport (K18A)

Lat: 34.34°NLon: 83.13°WElev: 890ft.

Light Rain

68°F

20°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 10 Aug 3:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Royston GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light west northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 2am, then showers likely after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light west northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 2am, then showers likely after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Royston GA
 34.28°N 83.12°W (Elev. 814 ft)
3:09 pm EDT Aug 10, 2020
4pm EDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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