Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Atlanta, Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport (KATL)

Lat: 33.64°NLon: 84.43°WElev: 1027ft.

Overcast

76°F

24°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 12 Aug 7:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Atlanta GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 86. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 86. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Atlanta GA
 33.76°N 84.4°W (Elev. 1007 ft)
7:51 pm EDT Aug 12, 2020
8pm EDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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