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Severe Thunderstorms in the Central U.S.; Hot from California to the Carolinas

Severe thunderstorms impacting the Central U.S. today will primarily produce damaging winds, including some significant damage potential, and large to very large hail. Locally heavy rain with these storms may reach excessive levels, with potential for flash flooding. Summer remains firmly entrenched from interior California to the Carolinas with many Heat Advisories in effect. Read More >

                                                          ZTL Airspace Summary                         For ATC Planning Purposes Only
Isolated thunderstorms are possible over all of ZTL this afternoon and evening with scattered convection more likely over the W Appalachians and across the CLT region. Cells will move east to southeast at 25-35kts. Expect mostly VFR conditions outside of convection after patchy MVFR clouds improve by 18z. Surface winds will be west to southwest at 5-15kts and variable/gusty near convection. Flight Hazards outside convection: LGT-MOD Turbulence above FL290 in AL/TN/VA/NC/NW GA/N NC.

Updated:6/24/18 12:36 PM
 

Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts (TAFs) for ATL/AHN/CSG/MCN
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Terminal Aerodrome Forecast:
 
FTUS80 KATL 241736
KATL 241735Z 2418/2524 28012KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 SCT060
      TEMPO 2418/2421 VRB12G22KT 4SM TSRA BKN030CB
     FM250000 28005KT P6SM SCT250
     FM251400 27010KT P6SM SCT030
     FM251700 30011KT P6SM SCT045

 

ATL METAR:  
SAUS70 KATL 241800
METAR KATL 241752Z 26006G15KT 10SM SCT040 BKN250 31/22 A3005 RMK AO2
     SLP162 MDT CU ALQDS T03110222 10328 20244 58004

Athens/Ben Epps Airport Terminal Aerodrome Forecast:
 
FTUS80 KAHN 241736
KAHN 241735Z 2418/2518 28008KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 SCT060
     FM250000 28005KT P6SM SCT250
     FM251400 27007KT P6SM SCT030
     FM251700 28010KT P6SM SCT045

 

AHN METAR:  
SAUS70 KAHN 241800
METAR KAHN 241751Z 28005KT 10SM FEW049 FEW060 33/23 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP157
     T03330233 10339 20239 58004

Columbus Airport Terminal Aerodrome Forecast:
 
FTUS80 KCSG 241736 RRA
KCSG 241735Z 2418/2518 30011KT P6SM VCSH BKN045
     FM250000 28005KT P6SM SCT250
     FM250900 23004KT P6SM SCT012 SCT250
     FM251400 27007KT P6SM SCT030
     FM251700 28010KT P6SM SCT045

 

CSG METAR:  
SAUS70 KCSG 241800 RRA
METAR KCSG 241751Z 32009G16KT 10SM FEW036 33/23 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP167
     T03330228 10333 20256 58006

Middle Georgia Regional Airport:
 
FTUS80 KMCN 241736 RRE
KMCN 241735Z 2418/2518 28010KT P6SM VCSH SCT035 SCT045
     FM250000 28005KT P6SM SCT250
     FM250900 23004KT P6SM SCT012 SCT250
     FM251400 27007KT P6SM SCT030
     FM251700 28010KT P6SM SCT045

 

MCN METAR:  
SAUS80 KMCN 241800 RRC
METAR KMCN 241753Z 25007KT 10SM SCT032 32/24 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP167
     T03220244 10328 20250 58005

TRACON Hazards for ATL/AHN/CSG/MCN
 

ATL TRACON HAZARD

AHN TRACON HAZARD

CSG TRACON HAZARD

MCN TRACON HAZARD

 

ATL Convection Gates
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