Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Athens Municipal Airport (KF44)

Lat: 32.16°NLon: 95.83°WElev: 444ft.

Fair

27°C

81°F

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 9 km/h
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 21°C (70°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index29°C (85°F)
Last update 17 May 10:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Athens TX

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 34. South wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 34. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. South wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. South wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming north northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 34. South wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 34. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. South wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. South wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Athens TX
 32.18°N 95.83°W (Elev. 141 m)
5:07 am CDT May 17, 2022
10am CDT May 17, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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