Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Gilmer County Airport (K49A)

Lat: 34.63°NLon: 84.53°WElev: 1486ft.

Partly Cloudy

90°F

32°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility NA
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 6 Jul 12:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Oakman GA

Heat Advisory until July 6, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 6, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Wed

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Oakman GA
 34.63°N 84.68°W (Elev. 971 ft)
10:50 am EDT Jul 6, 2022
12pm EDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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