Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 12:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light south wind.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
11:03 am EDT May 24, 2016
12pm EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 30, 2016
 
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