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Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Partly Cloudy

47°F

8°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.86 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jan 7:40 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Light south southwest wind.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Areas of fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Low around 52. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  High near 63. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 46. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Light south southwest wind.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Low around 52. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 63. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 46. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
6:21 pm EST Jan 20, 2017
8pm EST Jan 20, 2017-6pm EST Jan 27, 2017
 
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