Winter Storm System To Bring Widespread Impacts Across the Eastern Half of the U.S. Through Midweek

A developing winter storm system will bring a swath of heavy snow and ice from Oklahoma into the Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid Atlantic, and the Northeast U.S. Tuesday through Wednesday. Areas of dangerous travel are likely. Further South, several inches of heavy rain will lead to the potential for flooding in the lower Mississippi and Tennessee River Valleys. Read More >

Current conditions at

Decatur, Pryor Field (KDCU)

Lat: 34.66°NLon: 86.94°WElev: 591ft.

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.45 in (1031.3 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 18 Feb 9:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Athens AL

Flood Watch February 19, 06:00am until February 22, 06:00am
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Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 45. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 43. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 62. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 48. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers, mainly after midnight.  Low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 63. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 45. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 43. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 62. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 48. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers, mainly after midnight. Low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 63. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Athens AL
 34.8°N 86.89°W (Elev. 689 ft)
9:29 pm CST Feb 18, 2019
10pm CST Feb 18, 2019-6pm CST Feb 25, 2019
 
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