WHAT TO WATCH FOR:
Just under a half inch of rain is possible now through 7 tonight. Storms are possible late Saturday into Sunday as well. We’ll have continuing weather updates all weekend on Hometown Headlines. Below please find the hazardous weather outlook posted this morning:
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES SHOULD SHIFT TO PRIMARILY CENTRAL GEORGIA AND SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR BY THIS AFTERNOON INTO EVENING WITH A LINGERING BOUNDARY AND POTENTIAL INFLUENCE OF WEAK DISTURBANCES. THERE CONTINUES TO BE A MARGINAL RISK FOR ISLOATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF THE AREA. STRONG WINDS...HAIL...AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS. FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY: A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS RETURNS SATURDAY INTO NEXT WEEK WITH SEVERAL DISTURBANCES IMPACTING THE AREA. THE GREATEST CHANCE FOR WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD BE LATE SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE... HOWEVER THERE REMAINS UNCERTAINTY CONCERNING THE STRENGTH AND TIMING OF THESE SYSTEMS. PLEASE MONITOR UPDATES AS CHANGES ARE LIKELY.
Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 58. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the evening.
Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.