Good morning, Middle Georgia!
No changes are planned to your forecast through the next several days.
A combination of two main features will provide the focus for shower and thunderstorm development through the next 48 hours. The first is an area of low pressure off the Georgia/Florida coastlines. It doesn't have name or anything like that, but it's expected to stall over North Florida/South Georgia. It's presence will push Atlantic moisture into the 41NBC Forecast Region.
The second feature is a lee side trough stretching from Georgia into the upstate of South Carolina.
These two features combined will help to enhance our rain chances, especially going into the afternoon. The best rain chances today will be in the vicinity of the area of low pressure, but with daytime heating and the trough in place, everyone in Middle Georgia has at least a 20 to 40% shot of seeing a shower or thunderstorm this afternoon.
The severe threat is low but isolated strong to severe storms are possible, with the main threats being damaging wind gusts, heavy rainfall, and frequent lightning.
In the temperature department, we're headed right for the mid-90s today but with a very moist airmass in place, expect heat index values this afternoon ranging from 98°-103°.
The best shot for showers and storms will be from 2:00 PM to 2:00 AM.
Lows this evening will be in the low 70s.
Wednesday's forecast basically mirrors today's, with a forecasted high of 94°.
Have a terrific Tuesday!
- Meteorologist Samantha Smith