Future radar shows rounds of heavy rain impacting parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast states through the weekend.
Here's what the radar might look like on Friday afternoon:
Even wetter conditions are likely on Saturday especially across Georgia and South Carolina so if you are attending the Alabama game in Athens then plan on wet conditions.
Here is a look at the future radar for Saturday afternoon:
The future of Major Hurricane Joaquin and how it interacts with an upper level low and a coastal front are key to forecasting where the heaviest rainfall will likely set up. Model data still suggests totals over a foot by Sunday occurring in eastern Georgia and South Carolina. A shift in the track of Joaquin would shift the excessive rainfall zone and either mean lower or higher amounts.
Here is what one computer model is showing for rainfall amounts by Sunday morning:
Here's the latest regarding Major Hurricane Joaquin:
The Bahamas will get the brunt of the wind and waves from Joaquin today!
In the short term the models agree on a northerly track:
After a day or two the model data diverges considerably:
It looks like my family might experience tropical storm conditions early next week.
We will continue to update you on this developing weather situation!
Jill Gilardi WBRC First Alert Meteorologist