Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Decatur, Pryor Field (KDCU)

Lat: 34.66°NLon: 86.94°WElev: 591ft.

A Few Clouds

93°F

34°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 19 Sep 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Athens AL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 97. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 71. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 97. Light east southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 97. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 71. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 97. Light east southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Athens AL
 34.8°N 86.89°W (Elev. 689 ft)
12:14 pm CDT Sep 19, 2018
1pm CDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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