Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. In the Plains and the mid-Atlantic to the Appalachians, strong thunderstorms are possible with gusty winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fog/Mist

70°F

21°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 27 Jul 2:20 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Light southeast wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers between noon and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Light southeast wind.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers between noon and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers between 11am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee NC
 35.47°N 83.33°W (Elev. 2014 ft)
2:03 am EDT Jul 27, 2016
2am EDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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