Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Atlanta, De Kalb-Peachtree Airport (KPDK)

Lat: 33.88°NLon: 84.3°WElev: 1001ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 17 Aug 12:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Decatur GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Decatur GA
 33.77°N 84.29°W (Elev. 1060 ft)
12:32 pm EDT Aug 17, 2018
1pm EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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