Multiday Heat Wave Forecast For Much of Central/Eastern U.S.

A major summer heat wave is forecast midweek into this coming weekend across much of the central and eastern states and lingering in the southwest. The combination of temperature and humidity will lift the heat index above 100 in many locations with 110 or higher possible in the warmest locations. There will be nearly no relief at night with overnight low temperatures in the upper 70s and 80s. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Decatur, Pryor Field (KDCU)

Lat: 34.66°NLon: 86.94°WElev: 591ft.

A Few Clouds

87°F

31°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 16 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 16 Jul 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Athens AL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind around 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind around 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Athens AL
 34.81°N 87°W (Elev. 745 ft)
2:45 pm CDT Jul 16, 2019
4pm CDT Jul 16, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 23, 2019
 
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