Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fog/Mist

68°F

20°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 10:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Ellijay NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 3pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 11am. High near 74. West southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 5am, then a chance of showers after 5am.  Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 61. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. West southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 3pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Patchy fog before 11am. High near 74. West southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 5am, then a chance of showers after 5am. Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 61. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. West southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 3 to 6 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Showers likely before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Ellijay NC
 35.21°N 83.19°W (Elev. 3996 ft)
6:58 am EDT Aug 18, 2018
10am EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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