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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Wednesday across portions of the Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys

Strong to severe storms are expected to develop across portions of the Mid-Mississippi Valley on Wednesday. A Slight Risk has been highlighted to indicate the area most likely to see supercell activity. Heavy rainfall from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the Tennessee Valley could lead to flash flooding. Some areas could see as much as 3 inches of rainfall.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

62°F

17°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 1 Jul 12:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Newfound Gap NC

  • Overnight

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Patchy dense fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Patchy dense fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. West wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after 11am. High near 65. West southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Low around 58. West wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely after 1am. Low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Independence Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Newfound Gap NC
 35.61°N 83.42°W (Elev. 5177 ft)
9:11 pm EDT Jun 30, 2015
1am EDT Jul 1, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 7, 2015
 
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