Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 May 12:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 1am, then patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 1am, then patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 3 to 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
11:23 am EDT May 1, 2016
12pm EDT May 1, 2016-6pm EDT May 7, 2016
 
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