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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed SE 7 G 16 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 10:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
8:01 am EDT Apr 30, 2017
10am EDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
 
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