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

81°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.89 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 20 Aug 2:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Athens TX

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 80. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 103. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 80. South wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 103. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 97.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Athens TX
 32.18°N 95.83°W (Elev. 463 ft)
9:53 pm CDT Aug 19, 2018
2am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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