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

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jasper Pickens County Airport (KJZP)

Lat: 34.45°NLon: 84.46°WElev: 1509ft.

Overcast

25°C

77°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (79°F)
Last update 14 Aug 11:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Jasper GA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  High near 28. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 5am. Low around 21. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. High near 28. South wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Low around 21. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Jasper GA
 34.46°N 84.42°W (Elev. 421 m)
11:11 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
11am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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