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Marginal Risk of Severe Storms Northern Plains to Northern Great Lake States

Strong thunderstorms are also possible across the Ohio Valley and the Carolinas. Storms may contain damaging winds and heavy rain. Critical fire weather conditions persist ahead of a cold front moving into the Pacific Northwest. Behind the front, much colder air with high elevation snow will occur.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fog/Mist

66°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 4 Sep 8:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Patchy dense fog before 9am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Dense
    Fog

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Labor
    Day

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

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Patchy dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation 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 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Light southeast wind. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light east 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. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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)
8:03 pm EDT Sep 4, 2015
9pm EDT Sep 4, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 11, 2015
 
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