Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over the Plains and the Middle Atlantic with heavy rain potential in the south. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 27 Jul 8:40 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Newfound Gap NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind around 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. West southwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind around 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. West southwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Newfound Gap NC
 35.61°N 83.42°W (Elev. 5177 ft)
9:03 pm EDT Jul 27, 2016
9pm EDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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