Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Atlanta, De Kalb-Peachtree Airport (KPDK)

Lat: 33.88°NLon: 84.3°WElev: 1001ft.

Partly Cloudy

29°C

84°F

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed S 22 G 33 km/h
Barometer 1012.9 mb (29.96 in)
Dewpoint 17°C (63°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index29°C (85°F)
Last update 30 Apr 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sandy Springs GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South wind around 20 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 11pm and midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind around 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 23 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South wind around 20 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 11pm and midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind around 10 km/h.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Sandy Springs GA
 33.93°N 84.36°W (Elev. 319 m)
2:15 pm EDT Apr 30, 2016
2pm EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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