Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.18°NLon: -83.39°WElev: 2021ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. North northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. North northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 33. North northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. North northwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. North northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 33. North northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
10:03 am EST Feb 11, 2016
12pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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