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Heavy Snow Moves into the Rockies; Northern Plains

A storm will move from the western U.S. into the Wasatch and northern Rockies. Heavy snow, gusty winds and difficult travel conditions are likely. The storm will move into the Northern Plains toward the end of the week, with possible blizzard conditions. Elsewhere, heavy rain is possible along the central Gulf Coast and Florida while record warmth spreads into the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fog/Mist

52°F

11°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 22 Feb 4:30 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee NCSimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 51. Light south southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. Light south wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Patchy fog between 11pm and midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 51. Light south southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. Light south wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am. Patchy fog between 11pm and midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee NCSimilar City Names
 35.47°N 83.33°W (Elev. 2014 ft)
2:41 am EST Feb 22, 2017
4am EST Feb 22, 2017-6pm EST Feb 28, 2017
 
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