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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Blairsville Airport (KDZJ)

Lat: 34.85°NLon: 84°WElev: 1909ft.

Partly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 6 Jul 12:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Hiawassee GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. West wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  High near 87. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. West wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 8am. High near 87. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Hiawassee GA
 34.95°N 83.74°W (Elev. 2569 ft)
10:50 am EDT Jul 6, 2022
12pm EDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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