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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

61°F

16°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.36 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 7:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee NC

  • Memorial
    Day

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
Isolated showers between 3pm and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 5am, then showers likely after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee NC
 35.47°N 83.33°W
6:45 am EDT May 25, 2015
6am EDT May 25, 2015-6pm EDT May 31, 2015
 
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