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Heavy Rains and Potential for Flash Floods

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rains will be possible from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast Tuesday. In addition, heavy rains possible in the central Plains and southern Rockies. Heavy rain threat moves into the southern Mid-Atlantic Wednesday. Dry conditions remain out west where isolated dry thunderstorms could exacerbate ongoing fires and start new fires. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

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Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
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Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Areas of fog after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Areas Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Widespread fog, mainly before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Fog

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and noon, then a chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Areas of fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Widespread fog, mainly before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and noon, then a chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
8:02 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
10pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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