Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Light Rain

79°F

26°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 27 Jun 2:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Newfound Gap NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Patchy fog between 2am and 3am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 72. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Patchy fog between 2am and 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Newfound Gap NC
 35.61°N 83.42°W (Elev. 5177 ft)
1:43 pm EDT Jun 27, 2016
2pm EDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 3, 2016
 
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