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Active weather from Northern Rockies to Upper Midwest

A storm system in the northern U.S. will bring a variety of weather across several states from the Northern Rockies to the Upper Midwest on Saturday. Several inches of early-season snow are forecast in the higher elevations of Idaho and western Montana. Locally-heavy rain will accompany strong thunderstorms in the northern Plains and Upper Midwest.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fog

57°F

14°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 0.15 mi
Last update 5 Sep 8:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Patchy dense fog before 11am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Dense
    Fog

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy dense fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Labor Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
6:45 am EDT Sep 5, 2015
8am EDT Sep 5, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 11, 2015
 
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