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Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

56°F

13°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 28 Apr 10:10 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy early, then becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 11am, then showers likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy early, then becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Areas of fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Showers likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 11am, then showers likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
8:01 am EDT Apr 28, 2017
10am EDT Apr 28, 2017-6pm EDT May 4, 2017
 
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