Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 83.83°WElev: 1273ft.

Mostly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 10 Aug 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WSW Dahlonega GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind around 5 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 then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Occasional showers and thunderstorms.  High near 87. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 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 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Occasional showers and thunderstorms. High near 87. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WSW Dahlonega GA
 34.52°N 84.06°W (Elev. 1398 ft)
5:41 pm EDT Aug 10, 2020
6pm EDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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