Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

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Current conditions at

Athens Municipal Airport (KF44)

Lat: 32.16°NLon: 95.83°WElev: 444ft.

Overcast

20°C

68°F

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 17 G 26 km/h
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 16°C (61°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 8 May 8:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Athens TX

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 30 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  High near 28. South southwest wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 18. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. East northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 15 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. East northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 20 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. East northeast wind around 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. East northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 28. South southwest wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 18. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. East northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. East northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. East northeast wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. East northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Athens TX
 32.18°N 95.83°W (Elev. 141 m)
5:39 am CDT May 8, 2021
9am CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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