Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 24 Jul 2:20 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC
 35°N 83.46°W (Elev. 2871 ft)
2:03 pm EDT Jul 24, 2016
2pm EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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