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Severe thunderstorms possible from the upper Midwest to the lower Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, a few tornadoes and some hail are expected across much of Arkansas and southern Missouri Wednesday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging wind are also expected across Illinois during the day and across the lower Mississippi Valley overnight. Heavy rain with localized flooding is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

51°F

11°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.82 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Apr 1:10 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 50. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then clearing, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. South southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 50. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then clearing, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
11:01 pm EDT Apr 25, 2017
1am EDT Apr 26, 2017-6pm EDT May 2, 2017
 
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