Widespread Heat This Week; Monsoon Rain Lingers

Widespread heat concerns are expected through at least midweek as high pressure covers a large portion of the U.S., especially the Central half. Excessive heat warnings and watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the northern Plains to the northwestern Gulf Coast and in parts of the West. Flood watches continue in parts of the Southwest due to the heavy monsoon rain threat. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chattanooga, Lovell Field (KCHA)

Lat: 35.03°NLon: 85.2°WElev: 679ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

84°F

29°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 26 Jul 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Athens TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Calm wind.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Athens TN
 35.44°N 84.63°W (Elev. 981 ft)
4:43 pm EDT Jul 26, 2021
6pm EDT Jul 26, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2021
 
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