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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

43°F

6°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.38 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 23 May 4:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC

  • Today

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. South southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC
 35°N 83.46°W
3:43 am EDT May 23, 2015
6am EDT May 23, 2015-6pm EDT May 29, 2015
 
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