Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

Fair

91°F

33°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 5 Jul 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Rest Haven GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Rest Haven GA
 34.16°N 84.01°W (Elev. 1115 ft)
2:46 pm EDT Jul 5, 2022
6pm EDT Jul 5, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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