Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast is coming soon!
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Heavy Rain, Local Flooding from Gulf Coast to Southern Mid-Atlantic

A slow moving front will provide the focus for locally heavy rain from the Gulf Coast and Southeast states to the southern Mid-Atlantic on Tuesday. Localized flash flooding will be possible with the heavier thunderstorms. Also, some of these thunderstorms could produce damaging wind gusts in parts of the Southeast on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Light Rain

63°F

17°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 4:00 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Patchy fog. Low around 58. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Patchy fog before noon. High near 69. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am.  Patchy fog between 9pm and 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm.  High near 69. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog. Low around 58. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog before noon. High near 69. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am. Patchy fog between 9pm and 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. High near 69. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
3:29 am EDT May 23, 2017
4am EDT May 23, 2017-6pm EDT May 29, 2017
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database