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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

46°F

8°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.46 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Mar 9:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly after 11pm.  Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers, mainly before 4pm.  High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly after 11pm. Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers, mainly before 4pm. High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
8:01 am EDT Mar 23, 2017
9am EDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm EDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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