Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Midwest and Plains

Severe storms and heavy rains are likely in the Upper Midwest and Plains through this evening. A long duration heat wave will build across the West through next week with excessive heat watches/warnings in effect from the Southwest to Northwest. TS Josephine is forecast to pass well north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands while TS Kyle is forecast to move quickly away from land this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 11:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gainesville GA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 88.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 40 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
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Gainesville GA
 34.31°N 83.83°W (Elev. 1270 ft)
7:31 pm EDT Aug 14, 2020
12am EDT Aug 15, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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