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Daily forecast: The latest from WRDW/WAGT First Alert Meteorologist Tim Strong

There’s a flash flood watch for the western CSRA, and more severe storms are possible today
Published: May. 4, 2021 at 5:10 AM EDT|Updated: May. 4, 2021 at 12:33 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - There is a FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY for another round of potential severe storms this afternoon. All of the CSRA is under a slight risk (level 2 out of 5), mainly for the threat of strong straight-line winds, flash flooding and isolated tornadoes. There is a flash flood watch in effect now through 2 a.m. Wednesday for the western CSRA. Highs will be in the mid- to upper 80s. Winds will be out of the southwest between 10-15 mph.

Here’s an information feed from our First Alert Weather Center:

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the western CSRA through 2 AM Wednesday.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the western CSRA through 2 AM Wednesday.(WRDW)
Severe Weather Outlook
Severe Weather Outlook(WRDW)

A few showers and storms look to remain possible Wednesday, but the threat does look lower for severe storms. A cold front will be moving through during the day. Highs on Wednesday will be in the mid to low 80s. Winds will be out of the west between 10-15 mph.

Drier weather returns for the second half of the work week and into next weekend. Temperatures by Thursday will be cooler with highs in the upper 70s and low 80s. Mostly sunny skies are expected during the day.

Friday morning temperatures are expected to be in the low 50s. We should hang on to mostly sunny skies Friday with highs below normal in the upper 70s.

The weekend currently looks dry with wake up temps in the upper 40s Saturday increasing to the low 80s in the afternoon. It’s looking warmer Sunday with lows in the mid 50s and highs in the mid to upper 80s.

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