Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cornelia Habersham County Airport (KAJR)

Lat: 34.5°NLon: 83.56°WElev: 1447ft.

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 22 Sep 1:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Burton GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 3 to 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Burton GA
 34.83°N 83.56°W (Elev. 1864 ft)
1:28 pm EDT Sep 22, 2018
1pm EDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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