Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. 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 74%
Wind Speed S 9 km/h
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 22°C (72°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index29°C (85°F)
Last update 20 Aug 4:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Athens TX

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. South southwest wind around 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 25 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 40. West southwest wind around 15 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 36 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 36. North wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 36 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 34. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. South southeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. South southwest wind around 15 km/h.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 40. West southwest wind around 15 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 36. North wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. South southeast wind around 10 km/h.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 37.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 37.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Athens TX
 32.18°N 95.83°W (Elev. 141 m)
3:32 am CDT Aug 20, 2018
4am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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