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Heavy Rain, Local Flooding Along the Central Gulf Coast

A slow moving front will provide the focus for heavy rain and local flooding from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama coasts today. The front will shift to the Florida Panhandle and Southeast Tuesday. Severe storms are possible in west Texas, while record warm temperatures spread across the west. Read More >

A80 TRACON Summary / KATL TAF
ATL TRACON Summary:
A stationary front will help scattered showers and thunderstorms to continue over GA/AL this afternoon and an upper-level wave will trigger scattered to numerous showers with embedded thunderstorms in the TRACON later this evening. Cells will move east to northeast at 10-20kts. Expect SCT/BKN020-050 clouds in the TRACON. 1-2SM visibility is possible in precipitation. Surface winds will be variable and gusty near convection, bot otherwised mostly northwest to north at 4-8kts, becoming north to northeast this evening. Flight Hazards in the TRACON airspace outside convection: None Expected.

Updated:5/22/2017 3:35 PM
ATL Terminal Aerodrome Forecast:
 
FTUS80 KATL 221939 AAA
KATL 221937Z 2220/2324 31005KT 4SM -TSRA BR FEW005 SCT025CB BKN080
     FM222200 31005KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN050
     FM230000 35005KT 5SM SHRA VCTS BKN020CB
     FM230600 04005KT 5SM -SHRA VCTS BKN008CB
     FM231200 25005KT 4SM -SHRA OVC008
     FM231500 27007KT 5SM -SHRA OVC015
     FM232000 26006KT P6SM VCSH BKN030

ATL TRACON Area:
REMARKS: ISOLD TS PSBL ALL QUADS THRU PERIOD.
Convective Gate Forecast / Collaborative Convective Forecast Product / Vertical Wind Profile
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AIRMETs & SIGMETS/ Southeast Radar loop / Satellite Image (click on image to enlarge)

Southeast Radar Loop