Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Overcast

60°F

16°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed N 9 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 2:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Newfound Gap NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a north northwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a northwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a north northwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a northwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Newfound Gap NC
 35.61°N 83.42°W (Elev. 5177 ft)
2:44 pm EDT May 6, 2016
2pm EDT May 6, 2016-6pm EDT May 12, 2016
 
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