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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Saturday

Severe weather is possible across portions of the Great Plains, Deep South and coastal Carolinas Saturday. Primary threats are large hail and damaging winds, although a small tornado risk is also possible mainly in the Plains. Also across the South, heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

73°F

23°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 4 Jul 4:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee NC

  • Independence
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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 82.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee NC
 35.47°N 83.33°W (Elev. 2014 ft)
3:24 pm EDT Jul 4, 2015
5pm EDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 11, 2015
 
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