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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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58°F

14°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 8:55 am EDT

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°N Lon: 83.42°W Elev: 2021ft.

For More Weather Information:

Greenville-Spartanburg, SC Local Forecast Office

Franklin NC

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers between noon and 2pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers, mainly after 1am. Areas of fog after 4am. Low around 58. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Areas of fog before 9am. High near 64. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W
Last Update: 8:03 am EDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 10am EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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