Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

Strong low pressure will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains into Monday. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's. Heavy snow will impact eastern New England.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.18°NLon: -83.39°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Feb 10:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

Winter Storm Watch February 8, 06:00pm until February 11, 07:00am
Winter Weather Advisory February 8, 06:00am until February 8, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Light west wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers before noon, then rain and snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Light west southwest wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 34.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Light west wind.
Monday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Light west southwest wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
7:03 pm EST Feb 7, 2016
11pm EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 14, 2016
 
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