Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Athens Municipal Airport (KF44)

Lat: 32.16°NLon: 95.83°WElev: 444ft.

Light Rain

73°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 29.86 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Sep 6:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Athens TX

Flash Flood Watch until September 23, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until September 23, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Athens TX
 32.18°N 95.83°W (Elev. 463 ft)
3:44 pm CDT Sep 22, 2018
6pm CDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 29, 2018
 
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