Fire Weather and Monsoon Threats in the West; Heavy Rain in the Plains and Northeast

Monsoon moisture will continue to bring strong winds, potential for dust storms, and localized flash flooding to the Southwest. Moisture spreading north across the Great Basin and Northwestern states my develop into isolated dry thunderstorms, which could start new fires and increase activity on existing fires. Very heavy rain continues in the Plains and Mississippi Valley; and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Blairsville Airport (KDZJ)

Lat: 34.85°NLon: 84°WElev: 1909ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 14 Aug 1:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blue Ridge GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Blue Ridge GA
 34.86°N 84.33°W (Elev. 1719 ft)
1:01 pm EDT Aug 14, 2018
1pm EDT Aug 14, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2018
 
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